Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

Explore the catalog

We hope you will use this tool to explore the catalog of thousands of grants made by SVCF in 2020, as well as the five previous years. In doing so, you can see the breadth of causes that our donors care about (as witnessed by the grants from donor advised, committee advised and corporate advised funds). You can also see those grants that have been directed by our staff and board of directors (grants from our “discretionary grantmaking”) because of their central importance to SVCF’s strategic focus areas for improving life in Silicon Valley. 

The data provided here represent more than $1.78 billion in grants made by Silicon Valley Community Foundation in 2020 from certain types of funds: donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds. It also includes grants made from SVCF’s discretionary grantmaking strategies.

The data does not include grants from SVCF supporting organizations, employee matching gift funds and a variety of other fund types. Thus, the grant totals represented here may not equal the amount of grantmaking reported in our audited financial statements. The data shown here do provide an informative look at the breadth of causes supported by SVCF donors and by our strategic focus areas. Grant amounts shown as negative numbers represent adjustments to prior years’ grants.

Grantee Bay Area County State Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Doug Coombs Foundation N/A WY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Thread N/A MD United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,050
Community Cycling Center N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Education Fund San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Friends for Youth, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. N/A Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Jose Conservation Corps Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass Metrowest Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Alliance for Girls Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. N/A NSW Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Global Glimpse Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
StreetCode Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Camp Rainbow Gold, Inc. N/A ID United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 1,615,050

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Doug Coombs Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Thread N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,050
Community Cycling Center N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Education Fund San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Friends for Youth, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Jose Conservation Corps Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass Metrowest Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Alliance for Girls Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Global Glimpse Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
StreetCode Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Camp Rainbow Gold, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 1,615,050

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Institute for Applied Tinkering CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Harlem Children's Zone Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Live in Peace Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Outdoor Outreach CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
West Valley Slammers Softball Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Windsor Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Southern California Equestrian Sports CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Tony Hawk Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
San Jose Parks Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Lowell Jr. High Football Association Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
FoodWhat Incorporated CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Scotts Valley Girls Softball CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
GirlVentures CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Doug Coombs Foundation WY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
ALearn CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 801,500

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Doug Coombs Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Junior Achievement of Northern California United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Thread United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,050
Community Cycling Center United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Education Fund United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Friends for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Jose Conservation Corps United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass Metrowest Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Alliance for Girls United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Global Glimpse United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
StreetCode Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Camp Rainbow Gold, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 1,615,050

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13110 records found.