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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. Grant amounts shown as negative numbers represent adjustments to prior years’ grants.

Grantee Bay Area County State Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Community Cycling Center N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Education Fund San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Friends for Youth, Inc. 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 1,000
San Jose Conservation Corps Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass Metrowest Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Alliance for Girls Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. N/A NSW Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Southern California Equestrian Sports N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Jeremiah's Promise Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
National Recreation & Park Association N/A VA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Camp Rainbow Gold, Inc. N/A ID United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Orange Coast N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Foster City Youth Softball Association San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Alameda Girls Softball Association Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Our Military Kids, Inc. N/A VA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Union City Girls Softball Association Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 226,200

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Thread N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,050
Community Cycling Center N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Education Fund San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Friends for Youth, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Jose Conservation Corps Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass Metrowest Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Alliance for Girls Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Southern California Equestrian Sports N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Jeremiah's Promise Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
National Recreation & Park Association N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Camp Rainbow Gold, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Orange Coast N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 1,723,550

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Institute for Applied Tinkering CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Harlem Children's Zone Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Live in Peace Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 51,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Windsor Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Cupertino High School Speech & Debate Boosters CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
Young Life CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Tony Hawk Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Lowell Jr. High Football Association Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
FoodWhat Incorporated CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Scotts Valley Girls Softball CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
GirlVentures CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 788,950

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Son of a Saint United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Thread United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,050
Community Cycling Center United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Education Fund United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Friends for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
USTA Player Development Incorporated United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Jose Conservation Corps United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass Metrowest Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Alliance for Girls United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Southern California Equestrian Sports United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Jeremiah's Promise United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
National Recreation & Park Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 1,813,350

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13110 records found.