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, and corporate 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)
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Greene Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Camp Maccabi San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The San Bruno Girls Softball League Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
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
Juma Ventures San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
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
Page SUM 250,350

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Greene Scholars Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Camp Maccabi San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The San Bruno Girls Softball League Inc San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
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
Juma Ventures San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
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
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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Completely KIDS NE Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Hollister Youth Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Special Olympics New York Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Silicon Valley Children's Fund CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Workshop Houston TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
StreetCode Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Pleasanton Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Moms Against Poverty CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Allston Brighton Youth Hockey Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Thread MD Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 720
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 701,720

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
First Tee of North Flordia Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Summer Search United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Build Lebanon Trails United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 4,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,667
The Good Tidings Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Hollister Youth Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Information Clearinghouse United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 40,000
Stand for Children Leadership Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Sacramento Asian Sports Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Completely KIDS United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Positive Coaching Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Kelly S Brush Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 613,617

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13110 records found.