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)
Global Glimpse Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Xtreme Squash Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 325
AmericaShare USA Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Casa Q Inc N/A NM United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,500
SquashBusters, Inc. N/A MA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Winthrop Little League Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
HRJ Charities Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
National Recreation & Park Association N/A VA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
StreetCode Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
GirlVentures Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 500
Young Mens Christian Association of Greater Houston Area N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
National Ability Center N/A UT United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Pivotal Connections Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,200,000
Chess-in-the-Schools, Inc. N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 1,508,325

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Global Glimpse Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Xtreme Squash Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 325
AmericaShare USA Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Casa Q Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,500
SquashBusters, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Winthrop Little League Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
HRJ Charities Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
National Recreation & Park Association N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
StreetCode Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
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
Page SUM 1,508,325

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Projectcsgirls VA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Together We Rise Corporation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,792
Grant A Wish Inc. IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
National Wheelchair Basketball Association CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Peace 4 Kids CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Special Olympics North Carolina, Inc. NC Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
StreetCode Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
The Culture Project International PA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Mountains 2 Sea CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Education Fund Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Junior Achievement of Northern California CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
San Mateo Police Activities League CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 326,792

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