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)
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Salute Military Golf Association Inc Contra Costa MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,025
Young Life Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Comp-U-Dopt N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Squashdrive Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Benito Youth Soccer League N/A 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 2,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Irish Youth Foundation Alameda Ireland Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Santa Rosa All City Girls Softball League Sonoma 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 1,000
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Shakopee Youth Football Association N/A MN United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
Old Skool Cafe San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 720
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology N/A NH United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 92,945

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Pleasanton Girls Softball League Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 325,000
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
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
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 450
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Oregon Robotics Tournament & Outreach Program N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 65,000
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Junior Rover Wrestling Club Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Bnai Brith Youth Organization Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
FoodWhat Incorporated N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Singapore Children's Society N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 36,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 699,700

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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Santa Rosa All City Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Shakopee Youth Football Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
Old Skool Cafe United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 720
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
We Are Family Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
United States Equestrian Team Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Square Peg Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Educate! United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Monterey Pony-Colt League Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Positive Coaching Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
California Clubhouse United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Silicon Valley Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Southern California Equestrian Sports United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 101,370

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