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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Kids At Hope N/A AZ United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Sierra Service Project N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Francisco Park Conservancy San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 102,098
California Clubhouse San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Gear Alliance, Inc. N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Thread N/A MD United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
StreetCode Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Hollister Youth Alliance N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Alliance for Girls Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Son of a Saint N/A LA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Birch Rock Camp N/A ME United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs of Brea Placentia Yorba Linda N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 487,048

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Kids At Hope N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Sierra Service Project N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Francisco Park Conservancy San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 102,098
California Clubhouse San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Gear Alliance, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Thread N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
StreetCode Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Hollister Youth Alliance N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Alliance for Girls Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Son of a Saint N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Birch Rock Camp N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs of Brea Placentia Yorba Linda N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 487,048

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Good Tidings Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass Metrowest Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Community Youth Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Baltimore Squashwise Inc MD Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mount Shasta Trail Association Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Camp Dudley Foundation Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Blackstone Valley Youth Football and Cheerleading RI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Playworks Education Energized AZ Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
10,000 Degrees CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Francisco Park Conservancy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Junior State of America Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Safe Passages CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Hope for Life WA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Tahoe-Pyramid Trail Inc. NV Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Live in Peace Inc CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Camp Ker-Anna RI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 175,500

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Kids At Hope United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Sierra Service Project United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Francisco Park Conservancy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 102,098
California Clubhouse United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Gear Alliance, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Thread United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
StreetCode Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Magical Bridge Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Hollister Youth Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Alliance for Girls United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Son of a Saint United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Birch Rock Camp United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs of Brea Placentia Yorba Linda United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 487,048

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13110 records found.