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 ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Oakland Lacrosse Club Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 18,810
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Central Park Conservancy, Inc. N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
CHICAGO RUN N/A IL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Daly City Community Service Center San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 14,500
Doug Coombs Foundation N/A WY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
East Palo Alto Tee Ball Pitching Machine N/A NV United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Third Street Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Treasure Island Sailing Center Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
GO Campaign N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Youth Passageways N/A KS United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Detroit 300 Conservancy N/A MI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
At the Crossroads San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
San Mateo County Sheriffs Activities League San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Page SUM 327,035

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Oakland Lacrosse Club Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 18,810
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Central Park Conservancy, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
CHICAGO RUN N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Daly City Community Service Center San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 14,500
Doug Coombs Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
East Palo Alto Tee Ball Pitching Machine N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Third Street Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Treasure Island Sailing Center Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
GO Campaign N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Youth Passageways N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Detroit 300 Conservancy N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
At the Crossroads San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
San Mateo County Sheriffs Activities League San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Page SUM 327,035

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Junior Achievement Rocky Mountain CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Scientific Adventures CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Atherton Police Activities League CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 105,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Stand for Children Leadership Center OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Third Street Community Center CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Libertys Kitchen LA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
California Equine Foundation KY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Summer Search CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Tee Ball Pitching Machine NV Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Tony Hawk Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Youth Leadership Institute CA Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Live in Peace Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
St. Francis Sailing Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 785,500

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Oakland Lacrosse Club United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 18,810
San Jose Parks Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Central Park Conservancy, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
CHICAGO RUN United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Daly City Community Service Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 14,500
Doug Coombs Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
East Palo Alto Tee Ball Pitching Machine United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Third Street Community Center United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Treasure Island Sailing Center Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
GO Campaign United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Youth Passageways United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Detroit 300 Conservancy United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
At the Crossroads United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
San Mateo County Sheriffs Activities League United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Page SUM 327,035

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13280 records found.