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)
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Self Enhancement Inc N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Today's Youth Matter Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Youth for Mountainous Development N/A Tajikistan Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 17,500
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Build Lebanon Trails N/A OR United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 4,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
San Mateo County Office of Education San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 55,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 26,000
Camp Dudley Foundation Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Community Education Partnerships Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
United States Equestrian Team Foundation Inc N/A NJ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Playworks Education Energized Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Spark Program Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Self Enhancement Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Today's Youth Matter Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Youth for Mountainous Development N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 17,500
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Build Lebanon Trails N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 4,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
San Mateo County Office of Education San Mateo Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 55,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 26,000
Camp Dudley Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Community Education Partnerships Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
United States Equestrian Team Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Playworks Education Energized Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Spark Program Inc San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 1,022,700

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