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)
Backpack Buddies Inc. N/A VA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Centro Comunitario Santa Fe, A.C. N/A Mexico Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Read With Me Volunteer Programs A California Nonprofit Publi N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Ohio Morgan Horse Association N/A OH United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Summer Search San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Casa Q Inc N/A NM United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,500
Squash and Education Alliance Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Ice Hockey In Harlem Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
Chelmsford Hockey Association Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Colorado Inc. N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
StreetCode Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Epic Transitions San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Pivotal Connections Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 210,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Backpack Buddies Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Centro Comunitario Santa Fe, A.C. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Read With Me Volunteer Programs A California Nonprofit Publi N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Ohio Morgan Horse Association N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Summer Search San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Casa Q Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,500
Squash and Education Alliance Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Ice Hockey In Harlem Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
Chelmsford Hockey Association Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Colorado Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
StreetCode Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Epic Transitions San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Young Life N/A Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Pivotal Connections Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 210,000
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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Backpack Buddies Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Centro Comunitario Santa Fe, A.C. Mexico Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Black Girls Code Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Read With Me Volunteer Programs A California Nonprofit Publi United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Ohio Morgan Horse Association United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Summer Search United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Casa Q Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,500
Squash and Education Alliance Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Ice Hockey In Harlem Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
Chelmsford Hockey Association Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Colorado Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
StreetCode Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Epic Transitions United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Pivotal Connections United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 210,000
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13280 records found.