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)
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,600
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
The Brotherhood/Sister Sol Inc. N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
National Urban Squash & Education Association Incorporated N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Quest Scholars Program Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Cents Ability Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
We Are Family Foundation N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Rancho Cielo Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,045
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 750
Girls To Women San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 28,000
Mountain View Los Altos Girls Softball League Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Scotts Valley Girls Softball N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Boy Scouts of America Council Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Page SUM 317,645

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,600
Generation SERVE N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
The Brotherhood/Sister Sol Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
National Urban Squash & Education Association Incorporated N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Quest Scholars Program Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Cents Ability Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
We Are Family Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Rancho Cielo Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,045
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 750
Girls To Women San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 28,000
Mountain View Los Altos Girls Softball League Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Scotts Valley Girls Softball N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Boy Scouts of America Council Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Page SUM 318,145

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Girls Inc. NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Project Goal Inc RI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Positive Coaching Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Treasure Island Sailing Center Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Columbia-Willamette OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Salinas Pony Baseball Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Join Hands ESL Inc IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Today's Youth Matter CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Rohnert Park Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
JA Worldwide Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 22,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Chess-in-the-Schools, Inc. NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sierra Service Project CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Thread MD Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada NV Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 452,500

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,600
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
The Brotherhood/Sister Sol Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
National Urban Squash & Education Association Incorporated United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Quest Scholars Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Cents Ability Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
We Are Family Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Rancho Cielo Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,045
Positive Coaching Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 750
Girls To Women United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 28,000
Mountain View Los Altos Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Scotts Valley Girls Softball United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Boy Scouts of America Council United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Page SUM 317,645

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13110 records found.