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)
Hollenbeck Police Activities League N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Colorado Inc. N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
San Mateo Police Activities League San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass Metrowest Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
San Mateo Police Activities League San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
10,000 Degrees Marin CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
ChildFund Korea N/A South Korea Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
ESP Education and Leadership Institute Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Kids Enjoy Exercise Now San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Basketball to Uplift the Youth Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
California Clubhouse San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Special Olympics North Carolina, Inc. N/A NC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Girls on the Run of the Bay Area, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 211,450

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Hollenbeck Police Activities League N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Colorado Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
San Mateo Police Activities League San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass Metrowest Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
San Mateo Police Activities League San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
10,000 Degrees Marin Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
ChildFund Korea N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
ESP Education and Leadership Institute Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Kids Enjoy Exercise Now San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Basketball to Uplift the Youth Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
California Clubhouse San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Special Olympics North Carolina, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Girls on the Run of the Bay Area, Inc. San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 211,450

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Recreation and Park Department CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters Association of Los Angeles CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Niroga Institute CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Niroga Institute CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Niroga Institute CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Tahoe Rim Trail Association NV Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 500
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Page SUM 67,000

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Hollenbeck Police Activities League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Colorado Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
San Mateo Police Activities League United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass Metrowest Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
San Mateo Police Activities League United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
10,000 Degrees United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
ChildFund Korea South Korea Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
ESP Education and Leadership Institute Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Kids Enjoy Exercise Now United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Basketball to Uplift the Youth Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
California Clubhouse United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Special Olympics North Carolina, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Girls on the Run of the Bay Area, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 211,450

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13280 records found.