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)
Belvedere Cove Foundation Marin CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Jensen Beach Football & Cheerleading Assoc Inc N/A FL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Doug Coombs Foundation N/A WY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
StreetCode Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. N/A Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Greenhouse Scholars N/A CO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Rohnert Park Girls Softball Association Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boy Scouts of America N/A OH United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
Boys and Girls Club of Hawaii N/A HI United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Rohnert Park Swim Club Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
The Painted Turtle N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
United States Ski Team Foundation N/A UT United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Almaden Valley Girls Softball League Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Giveteens20 Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 389,400

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Vida Joven de Mexico N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 18,150
Pacific Grove Pony Baseball Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Tony Hawk Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Spark Program Inc San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Idaho Youth Ranch Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Playworks Education Energized N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Adventure Risk Challenge N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Mount Shasta Trail Association Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Hollister Youth Alliance N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Ramah in the Rockies N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,600
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,700
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Palo Alto Girls Softball League Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 246,150

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Detroit 300 Conservancy MI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Son of a Saint LA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology NH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,667
San Jose Parks Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Palo Alto Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Giveteens20 CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -99,500
Girls Inc of the Pacific Northwest OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Nantucket Boys & Girls Club, Inc. MA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Information Clearinghouse CA Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 40,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Berthoud Baseball Club Inc CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -500
Squashdrive CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Students for Service Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Alameda Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 145,692

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Vida Joven de Mexico United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 18,150
Pacific Grove Pony Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Tony Hawk Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Spark Program Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Idaho Youth Ranch Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Playworks Education Energized United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Adventure Risk Challenge United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Mount Shasta Trail Association Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Hollister Youth Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Ramah in the Rockies United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,600
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,700
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Palo Alto Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 246,150

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13110 records found.