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)
United States Squash Racquets Association Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boy Scouts of America Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Outdoor Outreach N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
NCGA Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
TrueChild Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Novato Girls Softball Association Marin CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Treehouse Inc N/A MN United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 750
Bentonville Basketball Club Inc N/A AR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Good Samaritan Center of San Antonio N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada N/A NV United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Vida Joven de Mexico N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Squash On Track San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Hollister Youth Alliance N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
United States Squash Racquets Association Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boy Scouts of America Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Outdoor Outreach N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
NCGA Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
TrueChild Inc. N/A Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Novato Girls Softball Association Marin Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Treehouse Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 750
Bentonville Basketball Club Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Good Samaritan Center of San Antonio N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Vida Joven de Mexico N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Squash On Track San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Hollister Youth Alliance N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oakland Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Girls Incorporated of Orange County CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 21,500
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Teen Kitchen Project CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Chelmsford Police Athletic League Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sankaty Head Foundation, Inc. MA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Austin Science Education Foundation TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Squash On Track CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Girl Scouts of Northern California CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Our Military Kids, Inc. VA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Art of Yoga Project CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Girls On the Run Rhode Island RI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 122,100

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
United States Squash Racquets Association Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Jose Parks Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Outdoor Outreach United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
NCGA Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
TrueChild Inc. United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Novato Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Treehouse Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 750
Bentonville Basketball Club Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Art of Yoga Project United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Good Samaritan Center of San Antonio United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Vida Joven de Mexico United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Squash On Track United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Hollister Youth Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 210,250

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13110 records found.