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 ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Burlingame Aquatic Club Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 4,197
Pivotal Connections Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Girls Inc of the Pacific Northwest N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Vida Joven de Mexico N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Bay Area Disc Association Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Desert N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Union City Youth Soccer League Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,750
Boy Scouts of America Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Summer Search San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Squash and Education Alliance Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
International Youth Foundation N/A MD United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
StreetCode Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts N/A England Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 400,000
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
John Burton Advocates for Youth San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 888,147

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Burlingame Aquatic Club Inc San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 4,197
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
Bay Area Disc Association Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Desert N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Union City Youth Soccer League Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,750
Boy Scouts of America Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
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
StreetCode Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 400,000
Young Life N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
John Burton Advocates for Youth San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 888,147

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Red Hook Initiative NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Spark Program Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
HRJ Charities Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Kyle Pease Foundation Inc GA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
Camp Sunshine at Sebago Lake, Inc. ME Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Sankaty Head Foundation, Inc. MA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
We Are Family Foundation NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 350,000
Girls Incorporated of Orange County CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Ice Hockey In Harlem Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
California Clubhouse CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Playworks Education Energized CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Centennial Montessori Children S Fund Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200,000
John Burton Advocates for Youth CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Specialized Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 400
Epic Transitions CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Page SUM 836,400

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Burlingame Aquatic Club Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 4,197
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
Bay Area Disc Association United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Desert United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Union City Youth Soccer League United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,750
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
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
StreetCode Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts England Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 400,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
John Burton Advocates for Youth United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Live in Peace Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 888,147

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13280 records found.