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.

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Young Life N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 82,679
Tuckahoe Little League Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Salinas Pony Baseball Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Girls on the Run International N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Spirit of Morgan Hill Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,700
GirlVentures San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Detroit 300 Conservancy N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Arunodhaya Centre for Street and Working Children N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Girls Incorporated of the Central Coast N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Windsor Girls Softball League Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
At the Crossroads San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 430,129

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Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
First Place for Youth CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Ride a Wave Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Aspen Valley Ski-Snowboard Club, Inc. CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
North Monterey County Youth Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ramah in the Rockies CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
StreetCode Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Summer Search CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Urban Compass CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Pando Initiative, Inc. KS Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 229,700

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