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)
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
JA Worldwide Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Piedmont Baseball Foundation Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Southern California Equestrian Sports N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Wishbone Org San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
San Jose Judo Inc Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 125
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Southern California Equestrian Sports N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,200
She's the First Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
We Are Family Foundation N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 350,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Jackson Hole Ski Club N/A WY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program Inc N/A FL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 27,582
California Equine Foundation N/A KY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 550,307

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
JA Worldwide Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Piedmont Baseball Foundation Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Southern California Equestrian Sports N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Wishbone Org San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
San Jose Judo Inc Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 125
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Southern California Equestrian Sports N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,200
She's the First Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
We Are Family Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 350,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Jackson Hole Ski Club N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 27,582
California Equine Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 550,307

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sierra Service Project CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Vida Joven de Mexico CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada NV Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Ramah in the Rockies CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Spirit of Morgan Hill CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Southern Arizona Eventing Association AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Wishbone Org CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,700
Teen Kitchen Project CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Urban Compass CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sacramento Asian Sports Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Junior Achievement of Northern California CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 133,000

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