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)
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Girls Incorporated of Alameda County Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Ride a Wave Foundation Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
East Palo Alto Boxing Club Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Camp Sunshine at Sebago Lake, Inc. N/A ME United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Livermore Girls Softball Association Inc Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Phu Dong Youth Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Bahamas Sportfishing and Conservation Corporation N/A TX United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Camping & Education Foundation N/A OH United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Safe Passages Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Vision Now N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 191,250

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Girls Incorporated of Alameda County Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Ride a Wave Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
East Palo Alto Boxing Club Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Camp Sunshine at Sebago Lake, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Livermore Girls Softball Association Inc Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Young Life N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Phu Dong Youth Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Bahamas Sportfishing and Conservation Corporation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Camping & Education Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Safe Passages Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Vision Now N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 191,250

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Special Olympics New York Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Silicon Valley Children's Fund CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Workshop Houston TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
StreetCode Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Pleasanton Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Moms Against Poverty CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Allston Brighton Youth Hockey Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Thread MD Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
First Graduate CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Jeremiah's Promise CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Higher Ground Sun Valley Inc ID Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
JA Worldwide Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Positive Coaching Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 720
Page SUM 770,970

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Girls Incorporated of Alameda County United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Ride a Wave Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
East Palo Alto Boxing Club United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Camp Sunshine at Sebago Lake, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Livermore Girls Softball Association Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Phu Dong Youth Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Bahamas Sportfishing and Conservation Corporation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Camping & Education Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Safe Passages United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Vision Now United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 191,250

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13110 records found.