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)
Pacific Grove Pony Baseball Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 82,679
Tony Hawk Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Spark Program Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust N/A VT United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Girls on the Run of Greater Sacramento N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Youth Radio Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Adventure Risk Challenge N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Mount Shasta Trail Association Inc. N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Pacifica Girls Softball League San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Clubs of La Habra-Brea N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,125
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Tahoe-Pyramid Trail Inc. N/A NV United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Columbia-Willamette N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Pajaro Valley Girls Softball League N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Pacific Grove Pony Baseball Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 82,679
Tony Hawk Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Spark Program Inc San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Girls on the Run of Greater Sacramento N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Youth Radio Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Adventure Risk Challenge N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Mount Shasta Trail Association Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Pacifica Girls Softball League San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Clubs of La Habra-Brea N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,125
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Tahoe-Pyramid Trail Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Columbia-Willamette N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Pajaro Valley Girls Softball League N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 350
Rohnert Park Swim Club CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Generation SERVE TX Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Future Talent of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Girl Scouts of Northern California CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Detroit 300 Conservancy MI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology NH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,667
Fit Kids Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Greene Scholars CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Palo Alto Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Giveteens20 CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -99,500
Hollister Youth Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology NH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Nantucket Boys & Girls Club, Inc. MA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Palo Alto Soccer Club Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 59,967

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Pacific Grove Pony Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 82,679
Tony Hawk Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Spark Program Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Girls on the Run of Greater Sacramento United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Adventure Risk Challenge United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Mount Shasta Trail Association Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Pacifica Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Clubs of La Habra-Brea United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,125
Fellowship of Christian Athletes United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Tahoe-Pyramid Trail Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Columbia-Willamette United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Pajaro Valley Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 355,304

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13110 records found.