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)
Oakland Parks and Recreation Foundation Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Special Olympics Massachusetts, Inc. N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
First Place for Youth Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Girls on the Run New Hampshire N/A NH United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Mountains 2 Sea N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,500
The Good Tidings Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Painted Turtle N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
EDGE Youth Leadership Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Youth Radio Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Minds Matter N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 7,000
Nantucket Boys & Girls Club, Inc. N/A MA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Education Fund Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 225,000
Ultimate Impact Inc Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Grant A Wish Inc. N/A IL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Oakland Parks and Recreation Foundation Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Special Olympics Massachusetts, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
First Place for Youth Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Girls on the Run New Hampshire N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Mountains 2 Sea N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,500
The Good Tidings Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Painted Turtle N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
EDGE Youth Leadership Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Youth Radio Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Minds Matter N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 7,000
Nantucket Boys & Girls Club, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Education Fund Inc San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 225,000
Ultimate Impact Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Grant A Wish Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Oakland Parks and Recreation Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Special Olympics Massachusetts, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
First Place for Youth United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Girls on the Run New Hampshire United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Mountains 2 Sea United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,500
The Good Tidings Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Painted Turtle United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
EDGE Youth Leadership United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Minds Matter United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 7,000
Nantucket Boys & Girls Club, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Education Fund Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 225,000
Ultimate Impact Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Grant A Wish Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
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