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)
Singapore Children's Society N/A Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 37,500
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Boy Scouts of America Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
STREAT Ltd. N/A Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,800
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program N/A MI United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Girls To Women San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
We Are Family Foundation N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Halogen Foundation Singapore N/A Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400
Little League Baseball Inc N/A IL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 650
Movement Strategy Center Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Cafe Momentum N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Top Honors Incorporated N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Girl Scouts of Hawaii N/A HI United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
JA Worldwide Inc. N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 29,900
Nantucket Golf Club Foundation, Inc. N/A MA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 339,250

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Desert N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Singapore Children's Society N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 37,500
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Boy Scouts of America Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
STREAT Ltd. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,800
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Girls To Women San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
We Are Family Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Halogen Foundation Singapore N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400
Little League Baseball Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 650
Movement Strategy Center Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Cafe Momentum N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Top Honors Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Girl Scouts of Hawaii N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 288,350

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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Desert United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Singapore Children's Society Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 37,500
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
STREAT Ltd. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,800
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Girls To Women United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
We Are Family Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Halogen Foundation Singapore Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400
Little League Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 650
Movement Strategy Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Cafe Momentum United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Top Honors Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Girl Scouts of Hawaii United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 288,350

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13280 records found.