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 descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Santa Rosa All City Girls Softball League Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
TrueChild Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Camp Sunshine at Sebago Lake, Inc. N/A ME United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Arunodhaya Centre for Street and Working Children N/A India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
We Are Family Foundation N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Camp for All Kids N/A MO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Modesto Girls Softball League N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada N/A NV United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Santa Rosa All City Girls Softball League Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
TrueChild Inc. N/A Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Camp Sunshine at Sebago Lake, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Arunodhaya Centre for Street and Working Children N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
We Are Family Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Camp for All Kids N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Modesto Girls Softball League N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 177,700

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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Magical Bridge Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Silicon Valley Children's Fund United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Santa Rosa All City Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Girl Scouts of Northern California United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
TrueChild Inc. United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Camp Sunshine at Sebago Lake, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Arunodhaya Centre for Street and Working Children India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
We Are Family Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Camp for All Kids United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Modesto Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 177,700

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13110 records found.