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 descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
First Place for Youth Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
JA Worldwide Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 22,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Generation SERVE N/A TX United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Napa Junior Girls Softball League Napa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -99,500
Handful Players Inc. San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Society of St Vincent de Paul N/A OR United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boy Scouts of America N/A MO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
Sonoma Valley Teen Services N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Summer Search San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boy Scouts of America Council Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
South San Jose Softball Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Generation SERVE N/A TX United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
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
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 129,850

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Community Youth Center Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Chew and Belfield Neighbors Club Incorporated N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Mateo Police Activities League San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Sonoma Valley Teen Services N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Victory Junction Gang Camp Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Petaluma Girls Softball Association Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Special Olympics New York Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Young Life N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,648,250

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Nicolay Dodov Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Girls on the Run International NC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Special Olympics Hawaii Inc HI Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
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
Junior Achievement of Northern California CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys and Girls Club of Stanton CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Education Foundation for African Children MN Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
United States Olympic Committee CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 234,400

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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Epic Transitions United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Bob Hayes Invitational Track Meet Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Palo Alto High School Sports Boosters Club United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
California Alliance of African American Educators United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Black Girls Code Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Little League Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Tender Education and Arts England Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Community Youth Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Chew and Belfield Neighbors Club Incorporated United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Mateo Police Activities League United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
JA Worldwide Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 13,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,565
Petaluma Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Girls Incorporated of Orange County United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 288,565

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13110 records found.