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)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc N/A MA 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 25,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
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
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Pajaro Valley Girls Softball League N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Cupertino High School Speech & Debate Boosters Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Kristi Yamaguchi's Always Dream Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Ramah in the Rockies N/A CO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,600
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Palo Alto Girls Softball League Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
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
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Pajaro Valley Girls Softball League N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Cupertino High School Speech & Debate Boosters Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Kristi Yamaguchi's Always Dream Foundation Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Ramah in the Rockies N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,600
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Palo Alto Girls Softball League Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 460,550

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,875
First Place for Youth CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
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
StreetCode Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Positive Coaching Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
GO Campaign CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 13,000
Palo Alto High School Sports Boosters Club CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Piedmont Baseball Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,600
Kelly S Brush Foundation VT Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Alliance for Girls CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
StreetCode Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 90,000
Half Moon Bay Girls Softball Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Camping & Education Foundation OH Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Southern California Equestrian Sports CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Petaluma Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 692,475

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
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
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Pajaro Valley Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Cupertino High School Speech & Debate Boosters United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Magical Bridge Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Kristi Yamaguchi's Always Dream Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Ramah in the Rockies United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,600
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Palo Alto Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 460,550

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13110 records found.