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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
Youth Community Service, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Handful Players Inc. San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Society of St Vincent de Paul N/A OR United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boy Scouts of America N/A MO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
Will-Cook-Kankakee Youth Association N/A IL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sonoma Valley Teen Services N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Ruling Our Experiences Inc N/A OH United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 133,000
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Adventure Cycling Association N/A MT United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Ultimate Impact Inc Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Youth Leadership Institute San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 12,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Napa Valley Girls Fast Pitch Association Napa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 450
Page SUM 315,850

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Youth Community Service, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Handful Players Inc. San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Society of St Vincent de Paul N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boy Scouts of America N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
Will-Cook-Kankakee Youth Association N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sonoma Valley Teen Services N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Ruling Our Experiences Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 133,000
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Adventure Cycling Association N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Ultimate Impact Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Youth Leadership Institute San Francisco Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 12,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Napa Valley Girls Fast Pitch Association Napa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 450
Page SUM 315,850

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
North Monterey County Youth Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Girls on the Run of Greater Sacramento CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ramah in the Rockies CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Summer Search CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Urban Compass CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Pando Initiative, Inc. KS Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Pathways for Kids CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Parks Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Positive Coaching Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fishing Academy Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Hope House DC Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 12,500
United States Equestrian Team Foundation Inc NJ Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 110,100

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Handful Players Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Society of St Vincent de Paul United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
Will-Cook-Kankakee Youth Association United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sonoma Valley Teen Services United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Ruling Our Experiences Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 133,000
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Adventure Cycling Association United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Ultimate Impact Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Youth Leadership Institute United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 12,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Napa Valley Girls Fast Pitch Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 450
Page SUM 315,850

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13110 records found.