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 ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Epic Transitions San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Santa Clara Police Activities League Inc Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Salesian Boys Club, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 350
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement 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 Donor Advised 2018 51,000
Old Skool Cafe San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Union City Girls Softball Association Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Half Moon Bay Girls Softball Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
ALearn Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 353,350

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Epic Transitions San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Santa Clara Police Activities League Inc Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Salesian Boys Club, Inc. San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 350
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 51,000
Old Skool Cafe San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Union City Girls Softball Association Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Half Moon Bay Girls Softball Inc San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
ALearn Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 353,350

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Outdoor Outreach CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
National Recreation & Park Association VA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Adventure Risk Challenge CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Silicon Valley Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
San Jose Judo Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 125
Quest Scholars Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Art of Yoga Project CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Girls Incorporated NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Greene Scholars CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Santa Rosa All City Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Big Brothers and Big Sisters of New York City Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
USTA Player Development Incorporated FL Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Friends for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 385,375

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Education Fund United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Outdoor Outreach United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Friends for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Jose Conservation Corps United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass Metrowest Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Alliance for Girls United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Southern California Equestrian Sports United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Jeremiah's Promise United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
National Recreation & Park Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Camp Rainbow Gold, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boys and Girls Club of Stanton United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Atherton Police Activities League United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Girls On the Run Rhode Island United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Better Eugene-Springfield Transportation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Page SUM 228,000

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13110 records found.