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)
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Girls on the Run of the Bay Area, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 600
Piedmont Recreational Facilities Organization Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,667
BeGirl.world N/A PA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Painted Turtle N/A CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 727
EDGE Youth Leadership Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
The Painted Turtle N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
For Kids Foundation N/A NV United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Girl Scouts of Central Texas Inc N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,425
Youth United for Community Action San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 500
In4All N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 7,000
Joblinge N/A Germany Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 55,000
88bikes N/A WA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 300
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Girls on the Run of the Bay Area, Inc. San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 600
Piedmont Recreational Facilities Organization Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,667
BeGirl.world N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Painted Turtle N/A Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 727
EDGE Youth Leadership Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
The Painted Turtle N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
For Kids Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Girl Scouts of Central Texas Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,425
Youth United for Community Action San Mateo Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 500
In4All N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 7,000
Joblinge N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 55,000
88bikes N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 300
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Girls on the Run of the Bay Area, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 600
Piedmont Recreational Facilities Organization United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,667
BeGirl.world United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Painted Turtle United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 727
EDGE Youth Leadership United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
The Painted Turtle United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
For Kids Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Girl Scouts of Central Texas Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,425
Youth United for Community Action United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 500
In4All United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 7,000
Joblinge Germany Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 55,000
88bikes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Black Girls Code Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 300
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
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13280 records found.