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 ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Colorado Inc. N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Quicksilver Swimming Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Chelmsford Hockey Association Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Girl Scouts of Orange County N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Help Lesotho N/A Canada Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Basketball to Uplift the Youth Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
California Clubhouse San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 750
Love Without Boundaries Foundation N/A AK United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
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
Tahoe-Pyramid Trail Inc. N/A NV United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
BeGirl.world N/A PA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 251,750

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Colorado Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Quicksilver Swimming Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Chelmsford Hockey Association Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Girl Scouts of Orange County N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Help Lesotho N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Basketball to Uplift the Youth Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
California Clubhouse San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 750
Love Without Boundaries Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
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
Tahoe-Pyramid Trail Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
BeGirl.world N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 251,750

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program MI Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
United States Squash Racquets Association Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
JA Worldwide Inc. MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 29,900
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Camp Dudley Foundation Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Collective Impact CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Dev Mission CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Belvedere Cove Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Braven Incorporated CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Oakland Lacrosse Club CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Southern California Equestrian Sports CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Thread MD Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Girls Inc of the Pacific Northwest OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Higher Ground Sun Valley Inc ID Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 508,900

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Colorado Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Quicksilver Swimming United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Chelmsford Hockey Association Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Girl Scouts of Orange County United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Help Lesotho Canada Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Basketball to Uplift the Youth Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
California Clubhouse United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 750
Love Without Boundaries Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
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
Tahoe-Pyramid Trail Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
BeGirl.world United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Magical Bridge Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 251,750

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13280 records found.