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)
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Wishbone Org San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,700
Teens for Food Justice N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
GO Campaign N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 13,000
Friends of the Tubac Presidio and Museum N/A AZ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 82,679
Tuckahoe Little League Inc N/A VA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Salinas Pony Baseball Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
West Valley Slammers Softball Inc Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
San Francisco Elite Academy San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Adventure Risk Challenge N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Young Mens Christian Association of Boise City Idaho N/A ID United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology N/A NH United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Children’s Course Inc N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 450,579

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Wishbone Org San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,700
Teens for Food Justice N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
GO Campaign N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 13,000
Friends of the Tubac Presidio and Museum N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 82,679
Tuckahoe Little League Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Salinas Pony Baseball Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
West Valley Slammers Softball Inc Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
San Francisco Elite Academy San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Adventure Risk Challenge N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Young Mens Christian Association of Boise City Idaho N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Children’s Course Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 450,579

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Parks Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Positive Coaching Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fishing Academy Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Hope House DC Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 12,500
United States Equestrian Team Foundation Inc NJ Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Generation SERVE TX Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
First Place for Youth CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Ride a Wave Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Aspen Valley Ski-Snowboard Club, Inc. CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Create Good Foundation WA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust VT Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Novato Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Jose Parks Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Youth Radio CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Central Park Conservancy, Inc. NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 212,000

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Live in Peace Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Wishbone Org United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,700
Teens for Food Justice United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
GO Campaign United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 13,000
Friends of the Tubac Presidio and Museum United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 82,679
Tuckahoe Little League Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Salinas Pony Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
West Valley Slammers Softball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Black Girls Code Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
San Francisco Elite Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Adventure Risk Challenge United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Young Mens Christian Association of Boise City Idaho United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Children’s Course Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 450,579

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13110 records found.