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)
Eluna N/A PA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
StreetCode Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Kelly S Brush Foundation N/A VT United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Pivotal Connections Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Girls Inc of the Pacific Northwest N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Vida Joven de Mexico N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Boys & Girls Clubs Of Garden Grove Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,900
Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Adventure Risk Challenge N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Summer Search San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Squash and Education Alliance Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
AI4ALL Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200,000
International Youth Foundation N/A MD United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
StreetCode Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Page SUM 798,900

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Squash and Education Alliance Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Eluna N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
StreetCode Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Young Life N/A Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Kelly S Brush Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Pivotal Connections Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Girls Inc of the Pacific Northwest N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Vida Joven de Mexico N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Boys & Girls Clubs Of Garden Grove Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,900
Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Summer Search San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Squash and Education Alliance Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
AI4ALL Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200,000
International Youth Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
StreetCode Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Page SUM 808,400

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
All Our Kids Inc DC Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
California Equine Foundation KY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Summer Search CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Fishermans Wharf Association of San Francisco CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 280,000
Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Youth Focus Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,667
Bahamas Sportfishing and Conservation Corporation TX Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Special Olympics North Carolina, Inc. NC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
StreetCode Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Boys & Girls Clubs Of Garden Grove Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,900
Community Cycling Center OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Girls on the Run New Hampshire NH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 511,517

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Eluna United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
StreetCode Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Young Life United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Kelly S Brush Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Live in Peace Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Pivotal Connections United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Girls Inc of the Pacific Northwest United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Vida Joven de Mexico United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Boys & Girls Clubs Of Garden Grove Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,900
Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Adventure Risk Challenge United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Summer Search United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Squash and Education Alliance Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
AI4ALL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200,000
International Youth Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
StreetCode Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Page SUM 798,900

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13280 records found.