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 ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Mateo County Office of Education San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Napa Valley Girls Fast Pitch Association Napa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Los Gatos-Saratoga Girls Softball Association Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
The Good Tidings Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Flourish Agenda Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boy Scouts of America Council Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Branham Hills Girls Softball Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 190,450

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Mateo County Office of Education San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Napa Valley Girls Fast Pitch Association Napa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Los Gatos-Saratoga Girls Softball Association Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
The Good Tidings Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Flourish Agenda Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boy Scouts of America Council Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Branham Hills Girls Softball Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 190,450

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Friends for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
San Jose Parks Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Black Girls Code Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Live in Peace Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Little League Baseball Inc CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
TrueChild Inc. DC Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Junior Achievement USA CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Seattle Children's Playgarden WA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 704,550

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
International Youth Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Atherton Police Activities League United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
USTA Player Development Incorporated United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Better Eugene-Springfield Transportation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Teen Kitchen Project United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
SLZGSL Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Jose Parks Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Brotherhood/Sister Sol Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Thread United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,050
Community Cycling Center United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Education Fund United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Friends for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Cents Ability Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
We Are Family Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 338,100

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13110 records found.