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.

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Girls Incorporated of Alameda County Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Role Model Movement Inc. Nfp N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Israel Lacrosse Association Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Squash On Track San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Gear Alliance, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
HRJ Charities Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
StreetCode Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 40,000
GirlVentures Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 500
Young Mens Christian Association of Greater Houston Area N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
National Ability Center N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Pivotal Connections Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,200,000
Chess-in-the-Schools, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Girls Incorporated of New York City N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 1,974,700

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Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Libertys Kitchen LA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
California Equine Foundation KY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Summer Search CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Tee Ball Pitching Machine NV Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Tony Hawk Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Youth Leadership Institute CA Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Live in Peace Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
St. Francis Sailing Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
StreetCode Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Winthrop Little League Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 250
Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Girls To Women CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 160,750

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