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 ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
United States Squash Racquets Association Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Libertys Kitchen N/A LA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Burlingame Aquatic Club Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 4,197
StreetCode Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Friends of Camp Mather San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
InnerCity Weightlifting Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Bay Area Disc Association Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Desert N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Chelmsford Police Athletic League Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Girls Build N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Rehearsal for Life Inc. N/A MA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Boy Scouts of America Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Read With Me Volunteer Programs A California Nonprofit Publi N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Summer Search San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 201,897

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13280 records found.
Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
United States Squash Racquets Association Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Libertys Kitchen N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Burlingame Aquatic Club Inc San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 4,197
StreetCode Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Friends of Camp Mather San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Life N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
InnerCity Weightlifting Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Bay Area Disc Association Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Desert N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Chelmsford Police Athletic League Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Girls Build N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Rehearsal for Life Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Boy Scouts of America Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Read With Me Volunteer Programs A California Nonprofit Publi N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Summer Search San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 201,897

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
Children Incorporated VA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Oakland Parks and Recreation Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
California Clubhouse CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Union City Youth Soccer League CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,750
We Are Family Foundation NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,500
Girls Incorporated of Alameda County CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Pivotal Connections CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 300
Squashdrive CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Good Tidings Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The Painted Turtle CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Safe Passages CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
National Recreation & Park Association VA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 14,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Page SUM 350,750

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
United States Squash Racquets Association Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Libertys Kitchen United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Burlingame Aquatic Club Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 4,197
StreetCode Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Friends of Camp Mather United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Future Talent of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
InnerCity Weightlifting Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Bay Area Disc Association United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Desert United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Chelmsford Police Athletic League Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Girls Build United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Rehearsal for Life Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Read With Me Volunteer Programs A California Nonprofit Publi United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Summer Search United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 201,897

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13280 records found.