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)
JA Worldwide Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,042
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Little League Baseball Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
California Equine Foundation N/A KY 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
East Palo Alto Boxing Club Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Camp Sunshine at Sebago Lake, Inc. N/A ME United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Squashdrive Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Project Goal Inc N/A RI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Camp for All Kids N/A MO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Juma Ventures San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 227,542

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Treehouse Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Bentonville Basketball Club Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Dorchester, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
All Our Kids Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Doxa Youth Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Figure Skating in Harlem, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Blackstone Valley Youth Football and Cheerleading N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Nantucket Golf Club Foundation, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Big Brothers and Big Sisters of New York City Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Eagle Island Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Summer Search San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 129,350

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Vision Now TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
San Mateo County Office of Education CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Hollister Youth Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Will-Cook-Kankakee Youth Association IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,900
Victory Ranch Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Junior Statesman Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 70,000
The Brotherhood/Sister Sol Inc. NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Enfoque Ciudad CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
International Youth Foundation MD Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Aid Society of Oregon OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Marin Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Young Peoples Leadership Foundation Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 326,600

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Treehouse Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Bentonville Basketball Club Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Dorchester, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
All Our Kids Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Doxa Youth Foundation Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Figure Skating in Harlem, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Blackstone Valley Youth Football and Cheerleading United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Nantucket Golf Club Foundation, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Big Brothers and Big Sisters of New York City Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Art of Yoga Project United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Eagle Island Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Summer Search United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 129,350

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13110 records found.