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, and corporate 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)
Singapore Children's Society N/A Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,313
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
No Bully San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Boy Scouts of America N/A OR United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
St. Francis Sailing Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program N/A MI United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Upward Roots Inc Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Girls To Women San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
We Are Family Foundation N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,500
Halogen Foundation Singapore N/A Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago & Northwest Indiana N/A IL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Washington FIRST Robotics N/A WA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,075
JA Worldwide Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
JA Worldwide Inc. N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 29,900
Nantucket Golf Club Foundation, Inc. N/A MA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 198,288

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Singapore Children's Society N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,313
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
No Bully San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Boy Scouts of America N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
St. Francis Sailing Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Upward Roots Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Girls To Women San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
We Are Family Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,500
Halogen Foundation Singapore N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago & Northwest Indiana N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Washington FIRST Robotics N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,075
JA Worldwide Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
JA Worldwide Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 29,900
Nantucket Golf Club Foundation, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 198,288

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys and Girls Club of Delaware Inc DE Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Stfyc International Yacht Racing Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Detroit 300 Conservancy MI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Girl Scouts of Northern California CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Square Peg Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Camp Rainbow Gold, Inc. ID Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Casa Valentina Inc FL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Torrey Pines Docent Society CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Youth United for Community Action CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Ohio Morgan Horse Association OH Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
California Clubhouse CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Centennial Montessori Children S Fund Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Page SUM 404,375

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Singapore Children's Society Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,313
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
No Bully United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
St. Francis Sailing Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Upward Roots Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Girls To Women United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
We Are Family Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,500
Halogen Foundation Singapore Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago & Northwest Indiana United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Washington FIRST Robotics United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,075
JA Worldwide Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
JA Worldwide Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 29,900
Nantucket Golf Club Foundation, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 198,288

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13280 records found.