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)
Jackson Hole Ski Club N/A WY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program Inc N/A FL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 27,582
California Equine Foundation N/A KY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ramah in the Rockies N/A CO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of Rochester N/A MN United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Caramel Connections N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Wishbone Org San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Greenhouse Scholars N/A CO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Rohnert Park Girls Softball Association Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys and Girls Club of Hawaii N/A HI United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Rohnert Park Swim Club Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 487,382

Pages

13110 records found.
Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Jackson Hole Ski Club N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 27,582
California Equine Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ramah in the Rockies N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of Rochester N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Caramel Connections N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Wishbone Org San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Greenhouse Scholars N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Rohnert Park Girls Softball Association Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys and Girls Club of Hawaii N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Rohnert Park Swim Club Sonoma Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 487,382

Pages

13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
International Youth Foundation MD Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Aid Society of Oregon OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Marin Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Young Peoples Leadership Foundation Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Promise Worldwide CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Livermore Girls Softball Association Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Thread MD Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Liahona Motu Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,300
Summer Search CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Completely KIDS NE Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 439,800

Pages

12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Jackson Hole Ski Club United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 27,582
California Equine Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ramah in the Rockies United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of Rochester United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Caramel Connections United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Wishbone Org United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Greenhouse Scholars United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Rohnert Park Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys and Girls Club of Hawaii United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Rohnert Park Swim Club United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 487,382

Pages

13110 records found.