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)
Plutus Foundation Inc. N/A PA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Sankaty Head Foundation, Inc. N/A MA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Pando Initiative, Inc. N/A KS United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Fremont Girls Sports Association Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Carmel Community Girls Softball Incorporated N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Livermore Diablos Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
West Valley Slammers Softball Inc Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
San Francisco Elite Academy San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Education Fund San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Girls on the Run of Greater Sacramento N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Squash On Track San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Wishbone Org San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,700
Teens for Food Justice N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 225,300

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Plutus Foundation Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Sankaty Head Foundation, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Pando Initiative, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Fremont Girls Sports Association Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Carmel Community Girls Softball Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Livermore Diablos Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
West Valley Slammers Softball Inc Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
San Francisco Elite Academy San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Education Fund San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Girls on the Run of Greater Sacramento N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Squash On Track San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Wishbone Org San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,700
Teens for Food Justice N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 225,300

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
United States Olympic Committee CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Harlem Children's Zone Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Rancho Cielo Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Tony Hawk Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
The Young Mens Christian Association of Boise City Idaho ID Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Nicolay Dodov Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Girls on the Run International NC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Squash On Track CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Windsor Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
TrueChild Inc. DC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology NH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Gals of Cabrillo College CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys and Girls Club of Hawaii HI Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Orange Coast CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 117,800

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Plutus Foundation Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Sankaty Head Foundation, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Pando Initiative, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Fremont Girls Sports Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Carmel Community Girls Softball Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Livermore Diablos United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
West Valley Slammers Softball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Black Girls Code Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
San Francisco Elite Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Education Fund United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Girls on the Run of Greater Sacramento United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Squash On Track United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Live in Peace Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Wishbone Org United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,700
Teens for Food Justice United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 225,300

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13110 records found.