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)
Campaign One At A Time N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Cloverdale Ponytail League Inc Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology N/A NH United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Tony Hawk Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Summer Search San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Plutus Foundation Inc. N/A PA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Summer Search San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Sankaty Head Foundation, Inc. N/A MA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Pando Initiative, Inc. N/A KS United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Fremont Girls Sports Association Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Carmel Community Girls Softball Incorporated N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Livermore Diablos Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Boys and Girls Club of the Big Island N/A HI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 164,800

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Cloverdale Ponytail League Inc Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Youth Radio Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Tony Hawk Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Summer Search San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Plutus Foundation Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Sankaty Head Foundation, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Pando Initiative, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Fremont Girls Sports Association Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Carmel Community Girls Softball Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Livermore Diablos Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Boys and Girls Club of the Big Island N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Works West Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,650,000
Page SUM 1,834,300

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Little League Baseball Inc IL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 650
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Seattle Children's Playgarden WA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Mountain View Los Altos Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Victory Junction Gang Camp Inc NC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Giveteens20 CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Los Gatos-Saratoga Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys and Girls Club of the Big Island HI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
She's the First Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
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
Page SUM 322,950

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Cloverdale Ponytail League Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Tony Hawk Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Summer Search United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
San Jose Parks Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Plutus Foundation Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Sankaty Head Foundation, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Pando Initiative, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Fremont Girls Sports Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Carmel Community Girls Softball Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Livermore Diablos United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Boys and Girls Club of the Big Island United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Works West Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,650,000
Page SUM 1,834,300

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13110 records found.