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)
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,045
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 750
Girls To Women San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 28,000
Mountain View Los Altos Girls Softball League Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Scotts Valley Girls Softball N/A 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 100,000
Boy Scouts of America Council Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Boy Scouts of America N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Teen Kitchen Project N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,600
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
The Brotherhood/Sister Sol Inc. N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
National Urban Squash & Education Association Incorporated N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 269,895

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Completely KIDS N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Pleasant Hill Baseball Association Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
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
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
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,900
Schools for Salone N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Higher Ground Sun Valley Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Little League Baseball Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 650
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Belvedere Cove Foundation Marin Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Jensen Beach Football & Cheerleading Assoc Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 509,000

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Albany Berkeley Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
No Means No Worldwide VA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
StreetCode Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
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
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Junior Achievement USA CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
First Place for Youth CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Carmel Community Girls Softball Incorporated CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The San Bruno Girls Softball League Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Alliance for Girls CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Tiger Woods Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
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
Page SUM 601,000

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