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, and corporate 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 ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Waterside Workshops Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Chicago Freedom School N/A IL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 165,000
Youth Leadership Institute San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Beat the Streets Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 -10,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Ride a Wave Foundation Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
United States Equestrian Team Foundation Inc N/A NJ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Metro Squash NFP N/A IL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 420,300

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Waterside Workshops Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Chicago Freedom School N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 165,000
Youth Leadership Institute San Francisco Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Beat the Streets Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 -10,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Ride a Wave Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
United States Equestrian Team Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Metro Squash NFP N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 420,300

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Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Fremont Freewheelers Race Teamincorporated CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Nantucket Boys & Girls Club, Inc. MA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
San Mateo Police Activities League CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Projectcsgirls VA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Chelmsford Police Athletic League Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Together We Rise Corporation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,792
Grant A Wish Inc. IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
National Wheelchair Basketball Association CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Peace 4 Kids CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Special Olympics North Carolina, Inc. NC Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
StreetCode Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
The Culture Project International PA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Page SUM 315,292

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Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Upward Roots Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Girls To Women United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
We Are Family Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,500
Halogen Foundation Singapore Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago & Northwest Indiana United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Washington FIRST Robotics United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,075
JA Worldwide Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Norwich Bully-Busters United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Dev Mission United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Francisco Park Conservancy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300,000
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
North Lawndale Eagles Youth Programs NFP, Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Burlingame Aquatic Club Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,300
Page SUM 475,175

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13280 records found.