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)
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Adventure Cycling Association N/A MT United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Ultimate Impact Inc Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Youth Leadership Institute San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 12,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Safe Passages Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Napa Valley Girls Fast Pitch Association Napa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 450
Hetrick-Martin Institute, Inc. N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Tahoe Cross-Country Ski Education Association, Inc. N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Chess-in-the-Schools, Inc. N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
StreetCode Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 90,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Santa Clara Swim Club Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 258,450

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Adventure Cycling Association N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Ultimate Impact Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Youth Leadership Institute San Francisco Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 12,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Safe Passages Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Napa Valley Girls Fast Pitch Association Napa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 450
Hetrick-Martin Institute, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Tahoe Cross-Country Ski Education Association, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Chess-in-the-Schools, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
StreetCode Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 90,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Santa Clara Swim Club Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 258,450

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Junior Achievement USA CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
First Place for Youth CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Carmel Community Girls Softball Incorporated CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The San Bruno Girls Softball League Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Alliance for Girls CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Tiger Woods Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Carlos Youth Softball Association Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Ft Bragg Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Plutus Foundation Inc. PA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Friends of the Tubac Presidio and Museum AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Rohnert Park Swim Club CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass Metrowest Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Youth Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boys & Girls Club of Rochester MN Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Page SUM 544,200

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Adventure Cycling Association United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Ultimate Impact Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Youth Leadership Institute United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 12,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Safe Passages United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Napa Valley Girls Fast Pitch Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 450
Hetrick-Martin Institute, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Tahoe Cross-Country Ski Education Association, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Chess-in-the-Schools, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
StreetCode Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 90,000
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Santa Clara Swim Club United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 258,450

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13110 records found.