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)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Citizens for Juvenile Justice, Inc. N/A MA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 45,000
All American Youth Football & Drill Team Inc. N/A TX United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Gutenberg 3.0 Foundation N/A Bulgaria Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Rancho Cielo Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
San Francisco Parks Alliance San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Friends for Youth, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Bahamas Sportfishing and Conservation Corporation N/A TX United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Red Hook Initiative N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 225,000
The Young Mens Christian Association of Boise City Idaho N/A ID United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 16,550
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
10,000 Degrees Marin CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 377,750

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Squash and Education Alliance Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Eluna N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
StreetCode Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Young Life N/A Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Kelly S Brush Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Pivotal Connections Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Girls Inc of the Pacific Northwest N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Vida Joven de Mexico N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Boys & Girls Clubs Of Garden Grove Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,900
Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Summer Search San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Squash and Education Alliance Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
International Youth Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
StreetCode Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 633,400

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Pivotal Connections CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Squash and Education Alliance Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program MI Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Tenacity Project, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
United States Olympic Committee CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
New Orleans Junior Journalism Program LA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 36,000
California Clubhouse CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
AAUW Florida Supporting Foundation Inc FL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Young Mens Christian Association of Boise City Idaho ID Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 16,550
Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters Inc KS Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Santa Cruz Little League CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Self Enhancement Inc OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Bend, Inc. OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Dev Mission CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Oakland Lacrosse Club CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 18,810
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 254,310

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Squash and Education Alliance Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Eluna United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
StreetCode Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Young Life United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Kelly S Brush Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Live in Peace Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Pivotal Connections United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Girls Inc of the Pacific Northwest United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Vida Joven de Mexico United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Boys & Girls Clubs Of Garden Grove Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,900
Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Summer Search United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Squash and Education Alliance Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
International Youth Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
StreetCode Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 633,400

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13280 records found.