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)
Braven Incorporated N/A IL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
First Graduate San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
United States Olympic and Paralympic Foundation N/A CO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Champions Education Association N/A Taiwan (R.O.C.) Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Seattle Children's Playgarden N/A WA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Youth Radio Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Ft Bragg Girls Softball Association N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Millbrae Girls Softball Association San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Salesian Boys Club, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Children at Risk Inc N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
AIESEC Italia N/A Italy Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Benicia Girls Softball Association Solano CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Pathways for Kids San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 840,750

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Southern California Equestrian Sports N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,200
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
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
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
Ramah in the Rockies N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Youth Radio Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
StreetCode Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Greenhouse Scholars N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Rohnert Park Girls Softball Association Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys and Girls Club of Hawaii N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 696,582

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Wishbone Org CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,700
Teen Kitchen Project CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Carlos Youth Softball Association Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Ft Bragg Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Camping & Education Foundation OH Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Plutus Foundation Inc. PA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Friends of the Tubac Presidio and Museum AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Rohnert Park Swim Club CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
San Jose Parks Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Almaden Valley Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Southern California Equestrian Sports CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Jose Parks Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Black Girls Code Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 241,900

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Southern California Equestrian Sports United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,200
We Are Family Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 350,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Jackson Hole Ski Club United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 27,582
California Equine Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ramah in the Rockies United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
StreetCode Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Greenhouse Scholars United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Rohnert Park Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys and Girls Club of Hawaii United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 696,582

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13110 records found.