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)
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys and Girls Club of Anaheim Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Fight for Life Foundation Inc N/A IN United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Together We Rise Corporation N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,658
Youth Leadership Institute San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Ohio Morgan Horse Association N/A OH United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
SKETCH Working Arts for Street Involved and Homeless Youth N/A Canada Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
A New Day Foundation Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 34,500
The San Jose Sports Authority Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Camp Maccabi San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Sports Humanitarian Group, Inc. N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 74,000
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 306,408

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys and Girls Club of Anaheim Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Fight for Life Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Together We Rise Corporation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,658
Youth Leadership Institute San Francisco Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Ohio Morgan Horse Association N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
SKETCH Working Arts for Street Involved and Homeless Youth N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
A New Day Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 34,500
The San Jose Sports Authority Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Camp Maccabi San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Sports Humanitarian Group, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 74,000
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 306,408

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Quicksilver Swimming CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Sports Humanitarian Group, Inc. NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,400
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,080
Today's Youth Matter CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
United States Equestrian Team Foundation Inc NJ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Basketball to Uplift the Youth Inc. DC Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Jakara Movement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Role Model Movement Inc. Nfp IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
BeGirl.world PA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Read With Me Volunteer Programs A California Nonprofit Publi CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
GO Campaign CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Greater Houston Area TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 225,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 577,480

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys and Girls Club of Anaheim Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Fight for Life Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Together We Rise Corporation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,658
Youth Leadership Institute United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Ohio Morgan Horse Association United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
SKETCH Working Arts for Street Involved and Homeless Youth Canada Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
A New Day Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 34,500
The San Jose Sports Authority United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Camp Maccabi United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Sports Humanitarian Group, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Art of Yoga Project United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 74,000
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 306,408

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13280 records found.