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)
Summer Search San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Belmont Youth Softball Association San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Mateo County Office of Education San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Napa Valley Girls Fast Pitch Association Napa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Pacifica Girls Softball League San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
GirlVentures San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Today's Youth Matter Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Flourish Agenda Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Cake4kids Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Squash On Track San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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6159 records found.
Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Summer Search San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Belmont Youth Softball Association San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Mateo County Office of Education San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Napa Valley Girls Fast Pitch Association Napa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Pacifica Girls Softball League San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
GirlVentures San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Today's Youth Matter Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Flourish Agenda Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Cake4kids Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Squash On Track San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 300,500

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
California State Parks Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Canopy CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pacific Whale Foundation HI Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
The Nature Conservancy of California CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 400
Trust for Public Land CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 100,000
California State Parks Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Restore Hetch Hetchy CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Grand Teton National Park Foundation WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Trust for Public Land CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Occidental Arts and Ecology Center CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Environmental Defense Fund Incorporated DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Earthjustice CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 40,000
350 Org NY Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Trust for Public Land CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sierra Club Foundation CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Environmental Volunteers, Inc. CA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Cougar Fund Inc WY Environment Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Oceana, Inc. DC Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Vida Verde Nature Education CA Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 246,250

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
League to Save Lake Tahoe United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Coastal Watershed Council United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Commonweal Conservancy Inc United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 3,000
California Tahoe Conservancy United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Bat Conservation International, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Wild Cat Education and Conservation Fund United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Guadalupe River Park Conservancy United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Forest Service Employees For Environmental Ethics United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 100
Grand Teton National Park Foundation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
National Wildlife Federation United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 250
Health Care Without Harm United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 -100,000
Central Indiana Land Trust Incorporated United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 40,000
National Audubon Society, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Baykeeper United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 200
Elizabeth F Gamble Garden United States Environment Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 9,300

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13110 records found.