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 ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Adventure Cycling Association N/A MT United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Ultimate Impact Inc Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Youth Leadership Institute San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 12,000
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Napa Valley Girls Fast Pitch Association Napa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Arunodhaya Centre for Street and Working Children N/A India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Hetrick-Martin Institute, Inc. N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 450
GO Campaign N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Alliance for Girls Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Son of a Saint N/A LA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 186,700

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Adventure Cycling Association N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Ultimate Impact Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Youth Leadership Institute San Francisco Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 12,000
Young Life N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Napa Valley Girls Fast Pitch Association Napa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Arunodhaya Centre for Street and Working Children N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Hetrick-Martin Institute, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 450
GO Campaign N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Alliance for Girls Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Son of a Saint N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 186,700

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
San Jose Parks Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Almaden Valley Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Southern California Equestrian Sports CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Jose Parks Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Black Girls Code Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Ignite Adaptive Sports CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Camp Sunshine at Sebago Lake, Inc. ME Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
StreetCode Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Giveteens20 CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Braven Incorporated IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Ashburn Travel Hockey Inc VA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Tuckahoe Little League Inc VA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Salute Military Golf Association Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,025
Community Works West Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,650,000
Page SUM 2,380,025

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Adventure Cycling Association United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Ultimate Impact Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Youth Leadership Institute United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 12,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Napa Valley Girls Fast Pitch Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Arunodhaya Centre for Street and Working Children India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Hetrick-Martin Institute, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 450
GO Campaign United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Alliance for Girls United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Son of a Saint United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 186,700

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13110 records found.