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)
Pajaro Valley Girls Softball League N/A 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 500
Summer Search San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sports Humanitarian Group, Inc. N/A NY 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 100,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
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
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
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
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
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Gear Alliance, Inc. N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Xtreme Squash Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Bob Hayes Invitational Track Meet Inc N/A FL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Palo Alto High School Sports Boosters Club Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 422,100

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Turning Green Marin Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -99,500
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Eagle Island Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Allston Brighton Youth Hockey Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Nantucket Golf Club Foundation, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
The Good Tidings Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
North Monterey County Youth Softball Association N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Sankaty Head Foundation, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Good Samaritan Center of San Antonio N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 62,250

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
She's the First Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Ruling Our Experiences Inc OH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 133,000
Mid-Peninsula Boys & Girls Club, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 450
Vida Joven de Mexico CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Little League Baseball Inc IL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 650
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Fit Kids Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 18,150
Napa Valley Girls Fast Pitch Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Girls To Women CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of La Habra-Brea CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The School Garden Project of Lane County OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
The Children’s Course Inc OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 346,800

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Mountain View Los Altos Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Scotts Valley Girls Softball United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Boy Scouts of America Council United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Teen Kitchen Project United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sonoma Valley Teen Services United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Ruling Our Experiences Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 133,000
Victory Junction Gang Camp Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Special Olympics New York Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
She's the First Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
First Place for Youth United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
JA Worldwide Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 22,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Page SUM 469,650

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13110 records found.