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, and corporate 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)
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Together We Rise Corporation N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,575
Singapore Children's Society N/A Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 36,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,125
United States Equestrian Team Foundation Inc N/A NJ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Square Peg Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Educate! N/A CO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Monterey Pony-Colt League Incorporated N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA 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 250
California Clubhouse San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Silicon Valley Girls Softball League Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Southern California Equestrian Sports N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland Inc N/A KS United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
California Clubhouse San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Sonoma Valley Girls Softball Association N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 607,650

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Santa Clara Swim Club Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
JA Worldwide Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Moms Against Poverty San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,320
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Read With Me Volunteer Programs A California Nonprofit Publi N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
United States Squash Racquets Association Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
NCGA Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
TrueChild Inc. N/A Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Novato Girls Softball Association Marin Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Treehouse Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Bentonville Basketball Club Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Good Samaritan Center of San Antonio N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Vida Joven de Mexico N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 214,070

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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
First Tee of North Flordia Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Summer Search United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Build Lebanon Trails United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 4,000
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
Hollister Youth Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Information Clearinghouse United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 40,000
San Carlos Youth Softball Association Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Vidya Poshak India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,600
Tony Hawk Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Kids At Hope United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Sierra Service Project United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Francisco Park Conservancy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 102,098
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California Clubhouse United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Thread United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
StreetCode Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Page SUM 675,115

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