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 descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Tony Hawk Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Flourish Agenda Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Orange Coast N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Foster City Youth Softball Association San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Alameda Girls Softball Association Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Our Military Kids, Inc. N/A VA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Union City Girls Softball Association Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Bnai Brith Youth Organization Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Youth Leadership Institute San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 68,333
Spark Program Inc N/A IL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Page SUM 212,883

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Tony Hawk Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Flourish Agenda Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Orange Coast N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Foster City Youth Softball Association San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Alameda Girls Softball Association Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Our Military Kids, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Union City Girls Softball Association Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Bnai Brith Youth Organization Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Youth Leadership Institute San Francisco Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 68,333
Spark Program Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Page SUM 212,883

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Cloverdale Ponytail League Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
California Alliance of African American Educators CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Doug Coombs Foundation WY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
Francisco Park Conservancy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 102,098
Turning Green CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Little Steps SC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
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
San Jose Judo Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 125
West Valley Slammers Softball Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Seeds of Africa Foundation NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 697,323

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Tony Hawk Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Flourish Agenda United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Orange Coast United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Foster City Youth Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Alameda Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Our Military Kids, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Union City Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Bnai Brith Youth Organization Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Youth Leadership Institute United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 68,333
Spark Program Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Page SUM 212,883

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13110 records found.