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)
Carmel Community Girls Softball Incorporated N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Livermore Diablos Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Create Good Foundation N/A WA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
West County Softball Association Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Central Park Conservancy, Inc. N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
10,000 Degrees Marin CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Nicolay Dodov Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Mosaic Youth Theater of Detroit N/A MI United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Colts Boys Club Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Austin Science Education Foundation N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Boy Scouts of America N/A OH United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
International Childrens Assistance Network Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
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
Page SUM 234,850

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Create Good Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
West County Softball Association Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Central Park Conservancy, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
10,000 Degrees Marin Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Nicolay Dodov Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Mosaic Youth Theater of Detroit N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Colts Boys Club Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Austin Science Education Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Boy Scouts of America N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
International Childrens Assistance Network Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
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
Friends of the Tubac Presidio and Museum N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Vida Joven de Mexico N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 242,050

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
GirlVentures CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys and Girls Club of Stanton CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Education Foundation for African Children MN Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
United States Olympic Committee CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Harlem Children's Zone Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Girls on the Run of Atlanta Inc GA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Teens for Food Justice NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Boys and Girls Club of the Big Island HI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Dressage Foundation Inc. NE Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 400
Boy Scouts of America CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc IN Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 158,900

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Central Park Conservancy, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
10,000 Degrees United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Positive Coaching Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Nicolay Dodov Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Mosaic Youth Theater of Detroit United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Colts Boys Club Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Austin Science Education Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
International Childrens Assistance Network Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
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
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
Page SUM 450,229

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13110 records found.