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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
FoodWhat Incorporated N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Epic Transitions San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Beat the Streets Providence N/A RI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Turning Green Marin CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,026
Redwood City Girls Softball League San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Didtechnology Inc N/A GA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 425
Hope House N/A DC United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 12,500
San Mateo County Office of Education San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Institute for Applied Tinkering San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Junior State of America Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
USTA Player Development Incorporated N/A FL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 441,951

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
FoodWhat Incorporated N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Epic Transitions San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Young Life N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Beat the Streets Providence N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Turning Green Marin Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,026
Redwood City Girls Softball League San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Didtechnology Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 425
Hope House N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 12,500
San Mateo County Office of Education San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Institute for Applied Tinkering San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Junior State of America Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
USTA Player Development Incorporated N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 441,951

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Kristi Yamaguchi's Always Dream Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Girls To Women CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust VT Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Kristi Yamaguchi's Always Dream Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Millbrae Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Giveteens20 CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,250
San Benito Youth Soccer League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Today's Youth Matter CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Playworks Education Energized AZ Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
California Clubhouse CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Gear Alliance, Inc. CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland Inc KS Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
United States Squash Racquets Association Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Youth Radio CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 95,650

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