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.

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Spirit of Morgan Hill CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Girls To Women CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Carmel Community Girls Softball Incorporated CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The San Bruno Girls Softball League Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Alliance for Girls CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Tiger Woods Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Carlos Youth Softball Association Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Ft Bragg Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Plutus Foundation Inc. PA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Friends of the Tubac Presidio and Museum AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Rohnert Park Swim Club CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
San Jose Parks Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Almaden Valley Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 155,900

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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Junior Achievement of Northern California United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Southern California Equestrian Sports United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,200
We Are Family Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 350,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Jackson Hole Ski Club United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 27,582
California Equine Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ramah in the Rockies United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Belvedere Cove Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Jensen Beach Football & Cheerleading Assoc Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Arunodhaya Centre for Street and Working Children India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 574,082

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