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)
Youth Community Service, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Handful Players Inc. San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Society of St Vincent de Paul N/A OR United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boy Scouts of America N/A MO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sonoma Valley Teen Services N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Ruling Our Experiences Inc N/A OH United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 133,000
Victory Junction Gang Camp Inc N/A NC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Special Olympics New York Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
She's the First Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
First Place for Youth Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
JA Worldwide Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 22,000
Young Life N/A AZ 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 11,000
Girls Inc. N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Napa Valley Girls Fast Pitch Association Napa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 677,650

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Hope Center for Kids N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Tahoe-Pyramid Trail Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Midnight Golf Program N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Little League Baseball Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Allston Brighton Youth Hockey Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Youth Leadership Institute San Francisco Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 20,000
San Francisco Parks Alliance San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 18,150
Pacific Grove Pony Baseball Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Tony Hawk Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Spark Program Inc San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Idaho Youth Ranch Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 323,400

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Palo Alto High School Sports Boosters Club CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Quicksilver Swimming CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Detroit 300 Conservancy MI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology NH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
United States Olympic Committee CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,667
San Jose Parks Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Southern California Equestrian Sports CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Petaluma Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Flourish Agenda CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Southern California Equestrian Sports CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Together We Rise Corporation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,575
Page SUM 221,492

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Hope Center for Kids United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Tahoe-Pyramid Trail Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Midnight Golf Program United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Little League Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Allston Brighton Youth Hockey Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Youth Leadership Institute United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 20,000
San Francisco Parks Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 18,150
Pacific Grove Pony Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Tony Hawk Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Spark Program Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Idaho Youth Ranch Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Magical Bridge Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 323,400

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13110 records found.