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)
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
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California Clubhouse San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor 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
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Little League Baseball Inc N/A IL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 650
Cupertino High School Speech & Debate Boosters Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
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
Treasure Island Sailing Center Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Community Works West Inc Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,400,000
Quicksilver Swimming Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 1,777,948

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Girls Incorporated of Orange County N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Mad River Girls Fastpitch Softball Association N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Girls Incorporated of Alameda County Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Thread N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
SJVRC Organization Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,550
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Livermore Girls Softball Association Inc Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Jackson Hole Ski Club N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Bahamas Sportfishing and Conservation Corporation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ramah in the Rockies N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Safe Passages Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 431,400

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Liahona Motu Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,300
Summer Search CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Completely KIDS NE Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Hollister Youth Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Special Olympics New York Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Silicon Valley Children's Fund CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Workshop Houston TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,125
Shakopee Youth Football Association MN Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Redwood City Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
California Alliance of African American Educators CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Tony Hawk Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Read With Me Volunteer Programs A California Nonprofit Publi CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Automotive Mentoring Group Inc IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 136,375

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Juma Ventures United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Seeds of Africa Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Mad River Girls Fastpitch Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Little Steps United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Girls Incorporated of Alameda County United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Good Tidings Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Thread United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
SJVRC Organization United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Positive Coaching Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,550
Livermore Girls Softball Association Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Phu Dong Youth Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 325,850

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13110 records found.