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)
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
SKETCH Working Arts for Street Involved and Homeless Youth N/A Canada Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
The San Jose Sports Authority Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
7Element Atheletics Inc N/A TN United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Amputee Soccer Association N/A DE United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Austin Science Education Foundation N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Completely KIDS N/A NE United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
TrueChild Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 210,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Community Cycling Center N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Vidya Poshak N/A India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,500
Watson N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 482,500

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sports Humanitarian Group, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Oakland Lacrosse Club Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 18,810
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Chicago Mariachi Project N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Team Esface Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
East Palo Alto Police Activities League San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 -1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300,000
GO Campaign N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Beat the Streets Wrestling Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Boys and Girls Club of Delaware Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Together We Rise Corporation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,792
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 452,127

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Coachart Org CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Coachart Org CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Cinnamongirl Inc. CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
San Francisco Recreation and Park Department CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters Association of Los Angeles CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Niroga Institute CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Niroga Institute CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Niroga Institute CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Tahoe Rim Trail Association NV Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 500
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 103,000

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