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)
Idaho Youth Ranch Inc N/A ID United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust N/A VT United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Southern Arizona Eventing Association N/A AZ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Playworks Education Energized N/A AZ United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Adventure Risk Challenge N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Mount Shasta Trail Association Inc. N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Pacifica Girls Softball League San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Clubs of La Habra-Brea N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Completely KIDS N/A NE United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Tahoe-Pyramid Trail Inc. N/A NV United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Midnight Golf Program N/A MI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Little League Baseball Inc N/A NV United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust N/A VT 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 100,000
Xtreme Squash Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 243,500

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Idaho Youth Ranch Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Southern Arizona Eventing Association N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Playworks Education Energized N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Adventure Risk Challenge N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Mount Shasta Trail Association Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Pacifica Girls Softball League San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Clubs of La Habra-Brea N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Completely KIDS N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
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
Xtreme Squash Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 243,500

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Giveteens20 CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology NH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
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
Salute Military Golf Association Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,025
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Community Works West Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,650,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Palo Alto Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Giveteens20 CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -99,500
Nantucket Boys & Girls Club, Inc. MA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
United States Olympic Committee CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Information Clearinghouse CA Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 40,000
StreetCode Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,565
Page SUM 1,789,357

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Idaho Youth Ranch Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Southern Arizona Eventing Association United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Playworks Education Energized United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Adventure Risk Challenge United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Mount Shasta Trail Association Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Pacifica Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Clubs of La Habra-Brea United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Completely KIDS United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
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
Xtreme Squash United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 243,500

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13110 records found.