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)
Liahona Motu Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Palo Alto Soccer Club Inc Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
10,000 Degrees Marin CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
United States Olympic Committee N/A CO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
San Francisco Parks Alliance San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Boys & Girls Clubs Of Garden Grove Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Branham Hills Girls Softball Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Squash On Track San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Santa Clara Police Activities League Inc Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 409,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Liahona Motu Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Palo Alto Soccer Club Inc Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
10,000 Degrees Marin Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
United States Olympic Committee N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
San Francisco Parks Alliance San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Boys & Girls Clubs Of Garden Grove Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Branham Hills Girls Softball Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Squash On Track San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Santa Clara Police Activities League Inc Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 409,000

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
United States Olympic and Paralympic Foundation CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Campbell Girls Fastpitch Softball CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Bay Area Urban Debate Commission CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
At the Crossroads CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,500
We Are Family Foundation NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Girls Incorporated of the Central Coast CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
10,000 Degrees CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Union City Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 674,750

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