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 ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Kristi Yamaguchi's Always Dream Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Ramah in the Rockies N/A CO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,600
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Palo Alto Girls Softball League Santa Clara 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 100,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Gear Alliance, Inc. N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Xtreme Squash Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Palo Alto High School Sports Boosters Club Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
California Alliance of African American Educators Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Little League Baseball Inc Contra Costa CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Tender Education and Arts N/A England Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Community Youth Center Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 407,100

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
FoodWhat Incorporated N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Outdoor Outreach N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
First Graduate San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
United States Olympic and Paralympic Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Champions Education Association N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Seattle Children's Playgarden N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Youth Radio Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Ft Bragg Girls Softball Association N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Braven Incorporated N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Children at Risk Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
AIESEC Italia N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 962,500

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Seeds of Africa Foundation NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
United States Ski Team Foundation UT Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Campaign One At A Time CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Colts Boys Club Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,700
Boys and Girls Clubs of Dorchester, Inc. MA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Clubs Of Garden Grove Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Girls on the Run of Collier County Inc FL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Southern Arizona Eventing Association AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Camp Augusta Incorporated CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Institute for Applied Tinkering CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Harlem Children's Zone Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Live in Peace Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 51,000
Page SUM 871,700

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Magical Bridge Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Kristi Yamaguchi's Always Dream Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Ramah in the Rockies United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,600
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Palo Alto Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Gear Alliance, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Xtreme Squash United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Palo Alto High School Sports Boosters Club United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
California Alliance of African American Educators United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Black Girls Code Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Little League Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Tender Education and Arts England Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Community Youth Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 407,100

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13110 records found.