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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
Eagle Island Inc N/A NJ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
The Specialized Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 400
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Children Incorporated N/A VA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,500
San Francisco Parks Alliance San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Camelot Equestrian Park Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA 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 10,000
Friends for Youth, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Girls To Women San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
We Are Family Foundation N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Little League Baseball Inc N/A NV United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Backpack Buddies Inc. N/A VA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Torrey Pines Docent Society N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 123,350

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Eagle Island Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
The Specialized Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 400
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Children Incorporated N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,500
San Francisco Parks Alliance San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Camelot Equestrian Park Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Friends for Youth, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Girls To Women San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
We Are Family Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Little League Baseball Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Backpack Buddies Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Torrey Pines Docent Society N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 123,350

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
National Ability Center UT Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Positive Coaching Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Community Youth Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Girls To Women CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust VT Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Ride a Wave Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Francisco Park Conservancy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Victory Ranch Inc NV Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago & Northwest Indiana IL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Kids Enjoy Exercise Now CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Mid-Peninsula Boys & Girls Club, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Alliance for Youth Organizing DC Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
San Francisco Parks Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Summer Search CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 596,500

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Eagle Island Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
The Specialized Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 400
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Positive Coaching Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Art of Yoga Project United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Children Incorporated United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,500
San Francisco Parks Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Camelot Equestrian Park Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Friends for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Girls To Women United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
We Are Family Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Little League Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Backpack Buddies Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Torrey Pines Docent Society United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Girl Scouts of Northern California United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 123,350

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13280 records found.