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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
Young America's Foundation N/A VA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Torrey Pines Docent Society N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Humane Education Advocates Reaching Teachers N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 17,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Public Allies Silicon Valley N/A WI United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Citizens for Juvenile Justice, Inc. N/A MA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 45,000
Gutenberg 3.0 Foundation N/A Bulgaria Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
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
Rancho Cielo Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
San Francisco Parks Alliance San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Friends for Youth, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Young America's Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Torrey Pines Docent Society N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Humane Education Advocates Reaching Teachers N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 17,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Public Allies Silicon Valley N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Citizens for Juvenile Justice, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 45,000
Gutenberg 3.0 Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
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
Rancho Cielo Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
San Francisco Parks Alliance San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Friends for Youth, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Young America's Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Torrey Pines Docent Society United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Girl Scouts of Northern California United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Humane Education Advocates Reaching Teachers United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 17,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Magical Bridge Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Positive Coaching Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Public Allies Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Citizens for Juvenile Justice, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 45,000
Gutenberg 3.0 Foundation Bulgaria Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
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
Rancho Cielo Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
San Francisco Parks Alliance United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Friends for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 167,700

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13280 records found.