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)
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
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 Club of Stanton N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Young Peoples Leadership Foundation Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Atherton Police Activities League San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Girls On the Run Rhode Island N/A RI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Better Eugene-Springfield Transportation N/A OR United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Teen Kitchen Project N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
SLZGSL Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 187,050

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
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 Club of Stanton N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Young Peoples Leadership Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Atherton Police Activities League San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Girls On the Run Rhode Island N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Better Eugene-Springfield Transportation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Teen Kitchen Project N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
SLZGSL Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 187,050

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
Francisco Park Conservancy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 102,098
Turning Green CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Little Steps SC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Berthoud Baseball Club Inc CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -500
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Good Samaritan Center of San Antonio TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Youth Radio CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Fremont Girls Sports Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Greene Scholars CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Francisco Park Conservancy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,045
West County Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Safe Passages CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 325,000
Page SUM 1,686,143

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Camp Rainbow Gold, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boys and Girls Club of Stanton United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Positive Coaching Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Young Peoples Leadership Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Atherton Police Activities League United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Girls On the Run Rhode Island United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Better Eugene-Springfield Transportation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Teen Kitchen Project United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
SLZGSL Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Jose Parks Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 187,050

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13110 records found.