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)
Black Girls Code 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 1,000
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
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
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Bay Area Disc Association Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
MeWater Foundation Incorporated San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
California Clubhouse San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 750
Society of St Vincent de Paul N/A OR United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Special Olympics North Carolina, Inc. N/A NC United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ujiri Foundation Inc N/A DC United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Girls on the Run of Silicon Valley Incorporated Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 232,225

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ultimate Impact Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Grant A Wish Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
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
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Bay Area Disc Association Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
MeWater Foundation Incorporated San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
California Clubhouse San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 750
Society of St Vincent de Paul N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Special Olympics North Carolina, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ujiri Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Girls on the Run of Silicon Valley Incorporated Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 232,225

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13280 records found.
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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Kyle Pease Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Sankaty Head Foundation, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Completely KIDS United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Junior Achievement of Northern California United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Pasadena-Foothill Valley YWCA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
She Wins A NJ Nonprofit Corporation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Community Cycling Center United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Ice Hockey In Harlem Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
Nicolay Dodov Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Playworks Education Energized United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Braven Incorporated United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Spark Program Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Epic Transitions United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 440,500

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13280 records found.