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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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)
No Means No Worldwide N/A VA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Millbrae Girls Softball Association San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Salesian Boys Club, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Children at Risk Inc N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
AIESEC Italia N/A Italy Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Benicia Girls Softball Association Solano CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Pathways for Kids San Francisco 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
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Youth Community Service, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 113,750

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
No Means No Worldwide N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Millbrae Girls Softball Association San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Salesian Boys Club, Inc. San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Children at Risk Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
AIESEC Italia N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Benicia Girls Softball Association Solano Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Pathways for Kids San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Good Tidings Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Youth Community Service, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 113,750

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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Bob Hayes Invitational Track Meet Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Palo Alto High School Sports Boosters Club United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
California Alliance of African American Educators United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Black Girls Code Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Tiger Woods Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Girls on the Run of Collier County Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Cake4kids United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Doug Coombs Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Harlem Children's Zone Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Parks Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Pertubuhan Pelindung Dan Penyelamat Kanak-Kanak Selangor Dan Malaysia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Girls Incorporated of Orange County United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Chelmsford Police Athletic League Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 160,500

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13110 records found.