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 Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Old Skool Cafe San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 720
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
We Are Family Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Modesto Girls Softball League N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Salute Military Golf Association Inc Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,025
Young Life Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Comp-U-Dopt N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Squashdrive Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Benito Youth Soccer League N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Kristi Yamaguchi's Always Dream Foundation Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Seaside Pony Baseball Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Girls Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 75,995

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Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Orange Coast CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Summer Search CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Community Cycling Center OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Son of a Saint LA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Girls on the Run of Atlanta Inc GA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Teens for Food Justice NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Harlem Children's Zone Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Dressage Foundation Inc. NE Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
East Palo Alto Boxing Club CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 400
Boy Scouts of America CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc IN Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Students for Service Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25
JA Worldwide Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,042
Page SUM 319,717

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Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Old Skool Cafe United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 720
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
We Are Family Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Modesto Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Salute Military Golf Association Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,025
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Comp-U-Dopt United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Squashdrive United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Benito Youth Soccer League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Kristi Yamaguchi's Always Dream Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Seaside Pony Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Girls Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 75,995

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13110 records found.