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)
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 30,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 7,000
StreetCode Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 150,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 5,000
International Youth Foundation N/A MD United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 6,000
Junior Achievement of Washington N/A WA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2020 50,000
Ramah in the Rockies N/A CO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 3,600
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 30,000
Golden Gate Fencing Foundation Inc N/A HI United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 10,000
We Are Family Foundation N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2020 45,000
John Lynch Foundation N/A FL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 3,334
Playworks Education Energized Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 75,000
Quicksilver Swimming Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 5,000
San Francisco Parks Alliance San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 500
Norcal Crew San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 1,000
At the Crossroads San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 2,000
Boy Scouts of America Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2020 5,000
ChildFund Korea N/A International Organization South Korea Youth Development Corporate Advised 2020 40,000
Girls Incorporated of Metro Denver N/A CO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 1,200
Page SUM 470,134

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 100,000
Northern Nevada Youth Golf Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Ophelias Place N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Pivotal Connections Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 20,000
Providence Youth Student Movement N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Jakara Movement N/A Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2020 20,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 500
Peninsula Ball Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Project Swish N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 25,000
Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Colorado Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2020 8,500
Boys & Girls Club of Coachella Valley N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 40,000
Braven Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2020 15,000
Braven Incorporated Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 100,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 5,500
Vida Joven de Mexico N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 8,000
Boys and Girls Club of the Big Island N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Camping & Education Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 15,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 21,300
StreetCode Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Page SUM 496,800

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2020 2,500
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Boys and Girls Club of the Coastside CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2020 250
Trips for Kids Marin CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Corporate Advised 2020 12,450
Boys & Girls Club of North San Mateo County CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Corporate Advised 2020 25,000
Boys and Girls Club of the Coastside CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2020 300
Boys & Girls Club of North San Mateo County CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2020 10,000
The Guardsmen CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Corporate Advised 2020 15,000
Boys and Girls Club of the Coastside CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2020 500
Boys & Girls Club of North San Mateo County CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2020 500
Boys & Girls Clubs North San Mateo County CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Discretionary Grantmaking 2020 10,000
Young Storytellers Foundation CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2020 25,000
The Food Project MA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2020 25,000
Gro Community IL Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2020 25,000
Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters Association of Los Angeles CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Tahoe Rim Trail Association NV Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2020 500
Martha's Vineyard Cerebral Palsy Camp, Inc. MA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2020 25,000
Page SUM 193,000

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14298 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Live in Peace Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 100,000
Northern Nevada Youth Golf Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Ophelias Place United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Pivotal Connections United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 20,000
Providence Youth Student Movement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Jakara Movement United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2020 20,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 500
Peninsula Ball Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Project Swish United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 25,000
Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Colorado Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2020 8,500
Boys & Girls Club of Coachella Valley United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 40,000
Braven Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2020 15,000
Braven Incorporated United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 100,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 5,500
Vida Joven de Mexico United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 8,000
Boys and Girls Club of the Big Island United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Camping & Education Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 15,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 21,300
StreetCode Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Page SUM 496,800

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14797 records found.