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 2019 100,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Centro Comunitario Santa Fe, A.C. N/A Mexico Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Thread N/A MD United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Higher Ground Sun Valley Inc N/A ID United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Life N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Quicksilver Swimming Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Chelmsford Middle School Hockey Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Stfyc International Yacht Racing Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Love Without Boundaries Foundation N/A AK United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 500
Napa Valley Festival Association N/ANapa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 95,500
Regional Youth Adult Social Action Partnership Inc N/A CT United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Tahoe-Pyramid Trail Inc. N/A NV United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
About-Face Media Literacy Inc. San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
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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 2019 100,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Centro Comunitario Santa Fe, A.C. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Thread N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Higher Ground Sun Valley Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Life N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Quicksilver Swimming Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Chelmsford Middle School Hockey Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Stfyc International Yacht Racing Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Love Without Boundaries Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 500
Napa Valley Festival Association N/ANapa Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 95,500
Regional Youth Adult Social Action Partnership Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Tahoe-Pyramid Trail Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
About-Face Media Literacy Inc. San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
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13280 records found.
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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Liahona Motu Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Centro Comunitario Santa Fe, A.C. Mexico Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Thread United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Higher Ground Sun Valley Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Life United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Quicksilver Swimming United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Chelmsford Middle School Hockey Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Stfyc International Yacht Racing Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Love Without Boundaries Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 500
Napa Valley Festival Association United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 95,500
Regional Youth Adult Social Action Partnership Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Tahoe-Pyramid Trail Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Magical Bridge Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
About-Face Media Literacy Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Positive Coaching Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Art of Yoga Project United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Page SUM 297,275

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13280 records found.