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)
John Lynch Foundation N/A FL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,334
Hope for Life N/A WA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Lindsey Vonn Foundation N/A OH United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 275
Automotive Mentoring Group Inc N/A IL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
Belmont Youth Softball Association San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Girls Inc of the Pacific Northwest N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
New York Road Runners Inc. N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 650
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Camp Maccabi San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
San Ramon Valley Girls Athletic League Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc N/A IN United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
FoodWhat Incorporated N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Burlingame Girls Softball Association San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
John Lynch Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,334
Hope for Life N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Lindsey Vonn Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 275
Automotive Mentoring Group Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Young Life N/A Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
Belmont Youth Softball Association San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Girls Inc of the Pacific Northwest N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
New York Road Runners Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 650
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Camp Maccabi San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
San Ramon Valley Girls Athletic League Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
FoodWhat Incorporated N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Burlingame Girls Softball Association San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
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13110 records found.
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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
John Lynch Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,334
Hope for Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Live in Peace Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Positive Coaching Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Lindsey Vonn Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 275
Automotive Mentoring Group Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
Belmont Youth Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Girls Inc of the Pacific Northwest United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
New York Road Runners Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 650
Silicon Valley Children's Fund United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Camp Maccabi United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
San Ramon Valley Girls Athletic League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
FoodWhat Incorporated United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Burlingame Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
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13110 records found.