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, and corporate 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)
New Door Ventures San Francisco CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jewish Vocational & Career Counseling Services San Francisco CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
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
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Braven Incorporated N/A IL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Outdoor Outreach N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
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
San Lorenzo Valley Girls Softball N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Eastside Educational Trust N/A England Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 880,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
New Door Ventures San Francisco Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jewish Vocational & Career Counseling Services San Francisco Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Seattle Children's Playgarden N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Youth Radio Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Ft Bragg Girls Softball Association N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
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
Braven Incorporated N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Outdoor Outreach N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
First Graduate San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
United States Olympic and Paralympic Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Champions Education Association N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Lorenzo Valley Girls Softball N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Eastside Educational Trust N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 880,000

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Pacific Grove Pony Baseball Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Service Year Exchange, Inc. DC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Hollister Youth Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boy Scouts of America OH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Beat the Streets Providence RI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
All Our Kids Inc DC Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
United States Squash Racquets Association Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Juma Ventures CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Pacifica Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Hope Center for Kids NE Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Idaho Youth Ranch Inc ID Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
South San Jose Softball CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Education Fund CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 324,150

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
New Door Ventures United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jewish Vocational & Career Counseling Services United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Seattle Children's Playgarden United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Ft Bragg Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Girl Scouts of Northern California United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Braven Incorporated United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Outdoor Outreach United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
First Graduate United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
United States Olympic and Paralympic Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Champions Education Association Taiwan (R.O.C.) Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Lorenzo Valley Girls Softball United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Eastside Educational Trust England Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 880,000

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13110 records found.