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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Juma Ventures San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Seeds of Africa Foundation N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Marin Girls Softball League Marin CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Good Tidings Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
ALearn Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Thread N/A MD United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
SJVRC Organization Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,550
Page SUM 452,300

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Plutus Foundation Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Sankaty Head Foundation, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Pando Initiative, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Fremont Girls Sports Association Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Carmel Community Girls Softball Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Livermore Diablos Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Boys and Girls Club of the Big Island N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Works West Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,650,000
Alliance for Girls Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Create Good Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
West County Softball Association Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Berthoud Baseball Club Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -500
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
San Francisco Elite Academy San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 1,805,300

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Cupertino High School Speech & Debate Boosters CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
Young Life CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Tony Hawk Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Lowell Jr. High Football Association Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
FoodWhat Incorporated CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Scotts Valley Girls Softball CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Orange Coast CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Summer Search CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Community Cycling Center OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Son of a Saint LA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Girls on the Run of Atlanta Inc GA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Teens for Food Justice NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Harlem Children's Zone Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 427,700

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Positive Coaching Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
San Jose Parks Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Plutus Foundation Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Sankaty Head Foundation, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Pando Initiative, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Fremont Girls Sports Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Carmel Community Girls Softball Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Livermore Diablos United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Boys and Girls Club of the Big Island United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Works West Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,650,000
Alliance for Girls United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Create Good Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
West County Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Berthoud Baseball Club Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -500
Black Girls Code Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
San Francisco Elite Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 1,805,300

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13110 records found.