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)
San Ramon Valley Girls Athletic League Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Juma Ventures San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
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
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Page SUM 311,500

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Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Los Angeles CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,001
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,026
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Liahona Motu Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Girls Incorporated of the Central Coast CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Create Good Foundation WA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust VT Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Novato Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Jose Parks Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Youth Radio CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
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