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)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Beat the Streets Providence N/A RI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Turning Green Marin CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,026
Redwood City Girls Softball League San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Will-Cook-Kankakee Youth Association N/A IL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Didtechnology Inc N/A GA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 425
Hope House N/A DC United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 12,500
San Mateo County Office of Education San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Youth Radio Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Ft Bragg Girls Softball Association N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Braven Incorporated N/A IL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Outdoor Outreach N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 313,201

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boy Scouts of America Council Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Boy Scouts of America N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Teen Kitchen Project N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
California Clubhouse San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Sonoma Valley Girls Softball Association N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,600
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
The Brotherhood/Sister Sol Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
National Urban Squash & Education Association Incorporated N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
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 250
Quest Scholars Program Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Cents Ability Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
We Are Family Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Rancho Cielo Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 215,650

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Sonoma Valley Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
California Equine Foundation KY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Shane's Inspiration CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Society of St Vincent de Paul OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Elite Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
NCGA Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Napa Junior Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The School Garden Project of Lane County OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
The Children’s Course Inc OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Santa Clara Swim Club CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 369,550

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boy Scouts of America Council United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Teen Kitchen Project United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
California Clubhouse United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Sonoma Valley Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,600
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
The Brotherhood/Sister Sol Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
National Urban Squash & Education Association Incorporated United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
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 250
Quest Scholars Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Cents Ability Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
We Are Family Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Rancho Cielo Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 215,650

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13110 records found.