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)
Central Park Conservancy, Inc. N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
The School Garden Project of Lane County N/A OR United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo 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 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
International Childrens Assistance Network Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 60,000
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
Workshop Houston N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
TrueChild Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 173,951

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Central Park Conservancy, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
The School Garden Project of Lane County N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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
International Childrens Assistance Network Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 60,000
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
Workshop Houston N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
TrueChild Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 173,951

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
100 Black Men of Silicon Valley Inc. CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Project Amigo CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 500
Tahoe Rim Trail Association NV Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 68,500

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