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)
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Girls To Women San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
FoodWhat Incorporated N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 125,000
First Graduate San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
United States Olympic and Paralympic Foundation N/A CO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Champions Education Association N/A Taiwan (R.O.C.) Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Seattle Children's Playgarden N/A WA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
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
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Little League Baseball Inc N/A IL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 650
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Tech Girls Movement Foundation Ltd. San Mateo Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 954,650

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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 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Girls To Women San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
FoodWhat Incorporated N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 125,000
First Graduate San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
United States Olympic and Paralympic Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Champions Education Association N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Seattle Children's Playgarden N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Youth Radio Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Ft Bragg Girls Softball Association N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Braven Incorporated N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Little League Baseball Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 650
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Tech Girls Movement Foundation Ltd. San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 954,650

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Hustle Sports CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 350
Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program Inc FL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 27,582
Future Talent of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology NH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Chelmsford Girls Softball Association League Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,667
San Jose Parks Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Palo Alto Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Giveteens20 CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -99,500
Girls Inc of the Pacific Northwest OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Nantucket Boys & Girls Club, Inc. MA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Information Clearinghouse CA Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 40,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,565
First Place for Youth CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Palo Alto Soccer Club Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Black Girls Code Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 543,914

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Girls To Women United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
FoodWhat Incorporated United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 125,000
First Graduate United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
United States Olympic and Paralympic Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Champions Education Association Taiwan (R.O.C.) Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Girl Scouts of Northern California United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Seattle Children's Playgarden United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Ft Bragg Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Girl Scouts of Northern California United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Braven Incorporated United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Little League Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 650
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Tech Girls Movement Foundation Ltd. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 954,650

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13110 records found.