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)
Greene Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 325,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Northern Calfornia AmericanSaddlebred Horse Association Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
East Oakland Youth Development Center Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Son of a Saint N/A LA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Nantucket Boys & Girls Club, Inc. N/A MA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Dressage Foundation Inc. N/A NE United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Workshop Houston N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
TrueChild Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,320
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
FoodWhat Incorporated N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Girls To Women San Mateo CA 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 1,000
Page SUM 622,820

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Greene Scholars Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 325,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Northern Calfornia AmericanSaddlebred Horse Association Sonoma Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
East Oakland Youth Development Center Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Son of a Saint N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Nantucket Boys & Girls Club, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Dressage Foundation Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Workshop Houston N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
TrueChild Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,320
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
FoodWhat Incorporated N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Girls To Women San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 622,820

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Beat the Streets Providence RI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
All Our Kids Inc DC Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
United States Squash Racquets Association Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Juma Ventures CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Pacifica Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Hope Center for Kids NE Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Idaho Youth Ranch Inc ID Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
South San Jose Softball CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Black Girls Code Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Positive Coaching Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Palo Alto High School Sports Boosters Club CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Quicksilver Swimming CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The Good Tidings Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 195,800

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Greene Scholars United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 325,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Northern Calfornia AmericanSaddlebred Horse Association United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
East Oakland Youth Development Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Son of a Saint United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Nantucket Boys & Girls Club, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Dressage Foundation Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Workshop Houston United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
TrueChild Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,320
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
FoodWhat Incorporated United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Girls To Women United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 622,820

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13110 records found.