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)
Boys & Girls Aid Society of Oregon N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Parks Alliance San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Boys & Girls Clubs Of Garden Grove Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Branham Hills Girls Softball Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Squash On Track San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Santa Clara Police Activities League Inc Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Bay Area Urban Debate Commission Alameda 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 2,500
Gear Alliance, Inc. N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
New Life Centers of Chicagoland Nfp N/A IL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 318,500

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Aid Society of Oregon N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Parks Alliance San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Boys & Girls Clubs Of Garden Grove Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Branham Hills Girls Softball Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Squash On Track San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Santa Clara Police Activities League Inc Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Bay Area Urban Debate Commission Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Gear Alliance, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
New Life Centers of Chicagoland Nfp N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 318,500

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Chess-in-the-Schools, Inc. NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sierra Service Project CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
No Means No Worldwide VA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada NV Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Spirit of Morgan Hill CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Wishbone Org CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,700
Teen Kitchen Project CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Sacramento Asian Sports Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Gear Alliance, Inc. CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 172,700

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Aid Society of Oregon United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Parks Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Boys & Girls Clubs Of Garden Grove Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Branham Hills Girls Softball United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Squash On Track United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Santa Clara Police Activities League Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Bay Area Urban Debate Commission United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Gear Alliance, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
New Life Centers of Chicagoland Nfp United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 318,500

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13110 records found.