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)
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Boys and Girls Club of the Big Island N/A HI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Works West Inc Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,650,000
Alliance for Girls Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Create Good Foundation N/A WA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
No Excuses Unlimited N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Petaluma Girls Softball Association Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Vida Joven de Mexico N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Wishbone Org San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,700
Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 3,336,500

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Boys and Girls Club of the Big Island N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Works West Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,650,000
Alliance for Girls Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Create Good Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
No Excuses Unlimited N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Petaluma Girls Softball Association Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Vida Joven de Mexico N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Wishbone Org San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,700
Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 3,336,500

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13110 records found.
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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Boys and Girls Club of the Big Island United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Works West Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,650,000
Alliance for Girls United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Create Good Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
No Excuses Unlimited United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Magical Bridge Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Black Girls Code Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Petaluma Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Service Year Exchange, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Vida Joven de Mexico United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Live in Peace Inc United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Live in Peace Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Wishbone Org United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,700
Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 3,336,500

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13110 records found.