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)
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 -10,000
FoodWhat Incorporated N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Francisco Park Conservancy San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Hollister Youth Alliance N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass Metrowest Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
San Mateo Police Activities League San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
ChildFund Korea N/A South Korea Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Giveteens20 Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,500
US Speedskating N/A UT United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Miami Bridge Youth and Family Services Inc N/A FL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
No Bully San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Boy Scouts of America Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,200
St. Francis Sailing Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Create Good Foundation N/A WA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 -10,000
FoodWhat Incorporated N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Francisco Park Conservancy San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Hollister Youth Alliance N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass Metrowest Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
San Mateo Police Activities League San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
ChildFund Korea N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Giveteens20 Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,500
US Speedskating N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Miami Bridge Youth and Family Services Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
No Bully San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Boy Scouts of America Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,200
St. Francis Sailing Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Create Good Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
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