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.

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Greene Scholars Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Elite Academy San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Safe Passages Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Phu Dong Youth Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Marin Girls Softball League Marin Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Pathways for Kids San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 400
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Squashdrive Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Kristi Yamaguchi's Always Dream Foundation Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
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Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
First Place for Youth CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Palo Alto Soccer Club Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Black Girls Code Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Positive Coaching Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Palo Alto High School Sports Boosters Club CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Quicksilver Swimming CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Detroit 300 Conservancy MI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc IN Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology NH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,667
San Jose Parks Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Southern California Equestrian Sports CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,200
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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