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 descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Liahona Motu Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Santa Clara Police Activities League Inc Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Bay Area Urban Debate Commission Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Gear Alliance, Inc. N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
New Life Centers of Chicagoland Nfp N/A IL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Campbell Girls Fastpitch Softball Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,320
Surabi Trust N/A India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United States Squash Racquets Association Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Aid Society of Oregon N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Special Olympics Hawaii Inc N/A HI United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Girls To Women San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 567,520

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Liahona Motu Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Santa Clara Police Activities League Inc Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Bay Area Urban Debate Commission Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Gear Alliance, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
New Life Centers of Chicagoland Nfp N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Campbell Girls Fastpitch Softball Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,320
Surabi Trust N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United States Squash Racquets Association Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Aid Society of Oregon N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Special Olympics Hawaii Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Girls To Women San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 567,520

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Campbell Girls Fastpitch Softball CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Bay Area Urban Debate Commission CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
At the Crossroads CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,500
We Are Family Foundation NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Victory Junction Gang Camp Inc NC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Central Park Conservancy, Inc. NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Birch Rock Camp ME Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
SLZGSL Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Junior Achievement of Northern California CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 400
Girls on the Run of Silicon Valley Incorporated CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Central Park Conservancy, Inc. NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
United States Olympic and Paralympic Foundation CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Page SUM 621,150

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Liahona Motu Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Santa Clara Police Activities League Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Harlem Children's Zone Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Bay Area Urban Debate Commission United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Gear Alliance, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
New Life Centers of Chicagoland Nfp United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Campbell Girls Fastpitch Softball United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,320
Surabi Trust India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
United States Squash Racquets Association Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Aid Society of Oregon United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Special Olympics Hawaii Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Girls To Women United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 567,520

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13110 records found.