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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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)
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Fit Kids Foundation Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Squashdrive Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Summer Search San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Alameda Girls Softball Association Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Mateo County Office of Education San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Carlos Youth Softball Association Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
First Place for Youth Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Liahona Motu Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 960,900

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Fit Kids Foundation Inc San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Squashdrive Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Summer Search San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Alameda Girls Softball Association Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Mateo County Office of Education San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Carlos Youth Softball Association Inc San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
First Place for Youth Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Liahona Motu Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 960,900

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6159 records found.
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
Giveteens20 CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
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
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
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
United States Olympic Committee CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Youth Radio CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 268,425

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Jose Parks Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Pertubuhan Pelindung Dan Penyelamat Kanak-Kanak Selangor Dan Malaysia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Girls Incorporated of Orange County United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Chelmsford Police Athletic League Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Southern California Equestrian Sports United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,800
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Camp Ker-Anna United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Enfoque Ciudad United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Lowell Jr. High Football Association Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Education Foundation for African Children United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
JA Worldwide Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 186,800

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13110 records found.