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)
Young Mens Christian Association of Greater Houston Area N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Merrimack Valley Robotics Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,200
Pivotal Connections Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 300
Boy Scouts of America Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
The Pando Initiative Inc N/A KS United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Girls Incorporated of Orange County N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Kristi Yamaguchi Always Dream Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Poway-Midland Railroad Volunteers Inc. N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Squashdrive Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
HRJ Charities Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Triangle Inc N/A NC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Children at Risk Inc N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 19,000
Collective Impact San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 374,700

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Young Mens Christian Association of Greater Houston Area N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Merrimack Valley Robotics Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,200
Pivotal Connections Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 300
Boy Scouts of America Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
The Pando Initiative Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Girls Incorporated of Orange County N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Kristi Yamaguchi Always Dream Foundation Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Poway-Midland Railroad Volunteers Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Squashdrive Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
HRJ Charities Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Triangle Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Children at Risk Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 19,000
Collective Impact San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 374,700

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Community Youth Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Union City Youth Soccer League CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,750
We Are Family Foundation NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,500
Girls Incorporated of Alameda County CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Pivotal Connections CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 300
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Sheriff Pal Program MI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Soul of Nations Inc. DC Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Good Tidings Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Kelly S Brush Foundation VT Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
AAUW Florida Supporting Foundation Inc FL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Camp Dudley Foundation Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
National Recreation & Park Association VA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Belvedere Cove Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Braven Incorporated CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
GirlVentures CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 427,550

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Young Mens Christian Association of Greater Houston Area United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Merrimack Valley Robotics Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,200
Pivotal Connections United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 300
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
The Pando Initiative Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Girls Incorporated of Orange County United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Kristi Yamaguchi Always Dream Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Poway-Midland Railroad Volunteers Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Squashdrive United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
HRJ Charities Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Triangle Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Children at Risk Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 19,000
Collective Impact United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 374,700

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13280 records found.