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)
Southern California Equestrian Sports N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,200
We Are Family Foundation N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 350,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Jackson Hole Ski Club N/A WY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Ramah in the Rockies N/A CO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Pertubuhan Pelindung Dan Penyelamat Kanak-Kanak Selangor Dan N/A Malaysia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
StreetCode Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Greenhouse Scholars N/A CO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Rohnert Park Girls Softball Association Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys and Girls Club of Hawaii N/A HI United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Central Park Conservancy, Inc. N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Greene Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 677,500

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Hope for Life N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Jose Conservation Corps Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass Metrowest Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Alliance for Girls Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
International Youth Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Camp Rainbow Gold, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Boys and Girls Club of Stanton N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Girls Inc of the Pacific Northwest N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Atherton Police Activities League San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Better Eugene-Springfield Transportation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Teen Kitchen Project N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
SLZGSL Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 163,750

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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Project Goal Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Albany Berkeley Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,900
Higher Ground Sun Valley Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Safe Passages United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Vision Now United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Urban Compass United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
First Tee of North Flordia Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Build Lebanon Trails United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 4,000
FoodWhat Incorporated United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 125,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,667
The Good Tidings Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Sacramento Asian Sports Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 329,267

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