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)
Sports Humanitarian Group, Inc. N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Global Glimpse Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Kristi Yamaguchi's Always Dream Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Southern California Equestrian Sports N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Ramah in the Rockies N/A CO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,600
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Palo Alto Girls Softball League Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Doug Coombs Foundation N/A WY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Epic Transitions San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Bob Hayes Invitational Track Meet Inc N/A FL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Palo Alto High School Sports Boosters Club Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
California Alliance of African American Educators Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 437,600

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sports Humanitarian Group, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Global Glimpse Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Kristi Yamaguchi's Always Dream Foundation Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Southern California Equestrian Sports N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Ramah in the Rockies N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,600
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Palo Alto Girls Softball League Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Doug Coombs Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Epic Transitions San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Bob Hayes Invitational Track Meet Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Palo Alto High School Sports Boosters Club Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
California Alliance of African American Educators Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 437,600

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Magical Bridge Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Southern California Equestrian Sports CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Petaluma Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Flourish Agenda CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Southern California Equestrian Sports CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Together We Rise Corporation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,575
Youth Leadership Institute CA Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 20,000
First Tee of North Flordia Inc. FL Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Squashdrive CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Alameda Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Jackson Hole Ski Club WY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Girls Incorporated of Greater Lowell MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Adventure Risk Challenge CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Spark Program Inc IL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 214,025

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sports Humanitarian Group, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Global Glimpse United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Magical Bridge Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Kristi Yamaguchi's Always Dream Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Southern California Equestrian Sports United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Ramah in the Rockies United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,600
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Palo Alto Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Doug Coombs Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Live in Peace Inc United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Epic Transitions United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Bob Hayes Invitational Track Meet Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Palo Alto High School Sports Boosters Club United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
California Alliance of African American Educators United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 437,600

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13110 records found.