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)
Handful Players Inc. San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc 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 25,000
Community Works West Inc Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,650,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Promise Worldwide Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara 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 150,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
10,000 Degrees Marin CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Pleasanton Girls Softball League Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 1,909,800

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Handful Players Inc. San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Community Works West Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,650,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Promise Worldwide Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
10,000 Degrees Marin Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Pleasanton Girls Softball League Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 1,909,800

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 400
Boy Scouts of America CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc IN Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
TrueChild Inc. DC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology NH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Gals of Cabrillo College CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys and Girls Club of Hawaii HI Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Thread MD Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,050
StreetCode Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Safe Passages CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
At the Crossroads CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 217,700

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Enfoque Ciudad United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Lowell Jr. High Football Association Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Education Foundation for African Children United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
JA Worldwide Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Piedmont Baseball Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Southern California Equestrian Sports United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Educate! United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Tiger Woods Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Girls on the Run of Collier County Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Cake4kids United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Doug Coombs Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Harlem Children's Zone Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Parks Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
California Equine Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ramah in the Rockies United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 241,800

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13110 records found.