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)
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Friends of Explorer Post 58 N/A OR United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 600
John Lynch Foundation N/A FL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,334
Pivotal Connections Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Playworks Education Energized Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Playworks Education Energized Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Braven Incorporated N/A IL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Girls Incorporated of the Central Coast N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Heros Cup Hockey Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 18,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Kyle Pease Foundation Inc N/A GA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Seattle Children's Playgarden N/A WA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 110,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Mid Peninsula Athletic Association Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Life N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Friends of Explorer Post 58 N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 600
John Lynch Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,334
Pivotal Connections Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Playworks Education Energized Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Playworks Education Energized Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Braven Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Girls Incorporated of the Central Coast N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Heros Cup Hockey Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 18,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Kyle Pease Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Seattle Children's Playgarden N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 110,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Mid Peninsula Athletic Association Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Friends of Explorer Post 58 OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 600
Red Hook Initiative NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Spark Program Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
HRJ Charities Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Kyle Pease Foundation Inc GA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Art of Yoga Project CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Sankaty Head Foundation, Inc. MA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Young America's Foundation VA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Girls Incorporated of Orange County CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Ice Hockey In Harlem Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
Playworks Education Energized CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Colorado Inc. CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Niroga Institute CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Tahoe Rim Trail Association NV Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 500
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 2,500
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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Friends of Explorer Post 58 United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 600
John Lynch Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,334
Pivotal Connections United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Playworks Education Energized United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Playworks Education Energized United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Braven Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Girls Incorporated of the Central Coast United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Heros Cup Hockey Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 18,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Kyle Pease Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Seattle Children's Playgarden United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 110,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Junior Achievement of Northern California United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Mid Peninsula Athletic Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Page SUM 464,184

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13280 records found.