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 State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Build Lebanon Trails OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Chicago Freedom School IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 121,000
Baltimore Squashwise Inc MD Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Mount Shasta Trail Association Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Hollister Youth Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Education Fund CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Braven Incorporated IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The Good Tidings Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Bend, Inc. OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
MyPath CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Branham Hills Girls Softball CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Positive Coaching Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sports Humanitarian Group, Inc. NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Carlos Youth Softball Association Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Vidya Poshak India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,600
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Girls Incorporated of the Central Coast United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
First Place for Youth United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Young America's Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Baltimore Squashwise Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Half Moon Bay Girls Softball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Victory Ranch Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Junior Statesman Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 70,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
John Lynch Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,334
Hope for Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Live in Peace Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Positive Coaching Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
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