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)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Columbia-Willamette N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Pajaro Valley Girls Softball League N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Promise Worldwide Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Alliance for Girls Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,700
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
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
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo 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
Petaluma Girls Softball Association Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 1,804,050

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Columbia-Willamette N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Pajaro Valley Girls Softball League N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Young Life N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Promise Worldwide Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Alliance for Girls Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,700
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
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
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Ramah in the Rockies N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,600
Petaluma Girls Softball Association Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 1,804,050

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 500
Tahoe Rim Trail Association NV Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 500
Coachart Org CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Rich May Foundation CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 2,850
Coachart Org CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Collective Impact CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,000
Page SUM 31,350

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Columbia-Willamette United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Pajaro Valley Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Promise Worldwide United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Alliance for Girls United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,700
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
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
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Ramah in the Rockies United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,600
Petaluma Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Service Year Exchange, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 1,804,050

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13110 records found.