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)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
ALearn Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Tahoe Cross-Country Ski Education Association, Inc. N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Chess-in-the-Schools, Inc. N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
StreetCode Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 90,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Good Samaritan Center of San Antonio N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada N/A NV United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Vida Joven de Mexico N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
NCGA Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
TrueChild Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Novato Girls Softball Association Marin CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Treehouse Inc N/A MN United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Bentonville Basketball Club Inc N/A AR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 333,750

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
ALearn Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Tahoe Cross-Country Ski Education Association, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Chess-in-the-Schools, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
StreetCode Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 90,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Good Samaritan Center of San Antonio N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Vida Joven de Mexico N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
NCGA Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
TrueChild Inc. N/A Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Novato Girls Softball Association Marin Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Treehouse Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Bentonville Basketball Club Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 333,750

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Tahoe-Pyramid Trail Inc. NV Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Live in Peace Inc CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Frank Town Open Hearts Ministry Inc TN Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Belmont Youth Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Better Eugene-Springfield Transportation OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Friends of Davis Rowing Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Ramon Valley Girls Athletic League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
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
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
Page SUM 346,850

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
North Monterey County Youth Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Bahamas Sportfishing and Conservation Corporation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
StreetCode Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
ALearn United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Tahoe Cross-Country Ski Education Association, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Chess-in-the-Schools, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
StreetCode Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 90,000
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Good Samaritan Center of San Antonio United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Positive Coaching Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 750
TrueChild Inc. United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Novato Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Teen Kitchen Project United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Treehouse Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Bentonville Basketball Club Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 410,750

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13110 records found.