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.

Grantee Bay Area County State Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
National Recreation & Park Association N/A VA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Camp Rainbow Gold, Inc. N/A ID United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boys and Girls Club of Stanton N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Youth Radio Alameda 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
Atherton Police Activities League San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Girls On the Run Rhode Island N/A RI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Better Eugene-Springfield Transportation N/A OR United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Teen Kitchen Project N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
SLZGSL Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Youth Leadership Institute San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 68,333
Southern Arizona Eventing Association N/A AZ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,778,383

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
National Recreation & Park Association N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Camp Rainbow Gold, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boys and Girls Club of Stanton N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Youth Radio Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Atherton Police Activities League San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Girls On the Run Rhode Island N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Better Eugene-Springfield Transportation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Teen Kitchen Project N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
SLZGSL Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Youth Leadership Institute San Francisco Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 68,333
Southern Arizona Eventing Association N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,778,383

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Seeds of Africa Foundation NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
United States Ski Team Foundation UT Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Campaign One At A Time CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Colts Boys Club Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,700
Son of a Saint LA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Dorchester, Inc. MA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys and Girls Club of Stanton CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Education Foundation for African Children MN Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
United States Olympic Committee CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Harlem Children's Zone Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Rancho Cielo Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Tony Hawk Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
The Young Mens Christian Association of Boise City Idaho ID Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Nicolay Dodov Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Girls on the Run International NC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 154,450

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
National Recreation & Park Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Camp Rainbow Gold, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boys and Girls Club of Stanton United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Atherton Police Activities League United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Girls On the Run Rhode Island United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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
Junior Achievement of Northern California United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Youth Leadership Institute United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 68,333
Southern Arizona Eventing Association United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,778,383

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13110 records found.