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)
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
Phu Dong Youth Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Bahamas Sportfishing and Conservation Corporation N/A TX United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Eastside Educational Trust N/A England Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Safe Passages Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Vision Now N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Marin Girls Softball League Marin CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Good Tidings Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Thread N/A MD United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
SJVRC Organization Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 407,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Vidya Poshak N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,600
Tony Hawk Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
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
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California Clubhouse San Mateo Youth Development Donor 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
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
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
Frank Town Open Hearts Ministry Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ashburn Travel Hockey Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
ChildFund Korea N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 406,923

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Live in Peace Inc CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Frank Town Open Hearts Ministry Inc TN Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Belmont Youth Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sports Humanitarian Group, Inc. NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Handful Players Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
FoodWhat Incorporated CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Santa Clara Police Activities League Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Daly City Community Service Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program Greater Phi PA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,600
Service Year Exchange, Inc. DC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Young America's Foundation VA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Burlingame Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Hollister Youth Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Education Fund CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Braven Incorporated IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 2,003,100

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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Silicon Valley Children's Fund United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,565
Petaluma Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Southern Arizona Eventing Association United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Live in Peace Inc United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Epic Transitions United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Bob Hayes Invitational Track Meet Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Enfoque Ciudad United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Lowell Jr. High Football Association Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Education Foundation for African Children United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
JA Worldwide Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Piedmont Baseball Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Southern California Equestrian Sports United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Educate! United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 1,817,365

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13110 records found.