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.

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Junior Achievement USA CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Braven Incorporated IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Ashburn Travel Hockey Inc VA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Tuckahoe Little League Inc VA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Salute Military Golf Association Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,025
Community Works West Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,650,000
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology NH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -10,000
The Painted Turtle CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Mateo Youth Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 16,666
United States Olympic Committee CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,875
The Good Tidings Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass Metrowest Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Youth Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Boys & Girls Club of Rochester MN Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Call of the Sea CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
StreetCode Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 2,648,916

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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
StreetCode Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Greenhouse Scholars United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Rohnert Park Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys and Girls Club of Hawaii United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Rohnert Park Swim Club United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Girl Scouts of Northern California United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
The Painted Turtle United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Albany Berkeley Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,900
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Schools for Salone United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Friends of Davis Rowing Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Jose Parks Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Today's Youth Matter United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Urban Compass United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 370,400

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