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 20,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,565
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Petaluma Girls Softball Association Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Palo Alto High School Sports Boosters Club Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Little League Baseball Inc Contra Costa CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Tender Education and Arts N/A England Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Girls on the Run of Collier County Inc N/A FL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Cake4kids Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,673,565

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Tuckahoe Little League Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Salinas Pony Baseball Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
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
Berthoud Baseball Club Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -500
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Girls Incorporated of Greater Lowell N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Francisco Park Conservancy San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Adventure Risk Challenge N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Young Mens Christian Association of Boise City Idaho N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Children’s Course Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Pop Warner Little Scholars Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Gals of Cabrillo College N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Young Peoples Leadership Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Los Angeles N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,001
Page SUM 197,751

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
New York Road Runners Inc. NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 650
Boy Scouts of America MO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
Pop Warner Little Scholars Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
East Oakland Youth Development Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Berthoud Baseball Club Inc CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -500
Girl Scouts of Northern California CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Students for Service Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25
JA Worldwide Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,042
Little League Baseball Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Gear Alliance, Inc. CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Tahoe Rim Trail Association NV Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 500
Coachart Org CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters Association of Los Angeles CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Collective Impact CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,000
Rich May Foundation CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 2,850
Coachart Org CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Institute for the Advancement of Education in Jaffa Inc NY Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 84,267

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Tuckahoe Little League Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Salinas Pony Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
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
Berthoud Baseball Club Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -500
Black Girls Code Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Girls Incorporated of Greater Lowell United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Francisco Park Conservancy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Adventure Risk Challenge United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Young Mens Christian Association of Boise City Idaho United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Children’s Course Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Pop Warner Little Scholars Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Gals of Cabrillo College United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Young Peoples Leadership Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Los Angeles United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,001
Page SUM 197,751

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13110 records found.