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)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Irish Youth Foundation Alameda Ireland Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Southern California Equestrian Sports N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Santa Rosa All City Girls Softball League Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Shakopee Youth Football Association N/A MN United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
Old Skool Cafe San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Doug Coombs Foundation N/A WY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 720
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology N/A NH United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
We Are Family Foundation N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. N/A Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Modesto Girls Softball League N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Monterey Pony-Colt League Incorporated N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Irish Youth Foundation Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Southern California Equestrian Sports N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Santa Rosa All City Girls Softball League Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Shakopee Youth Football Association N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
Old Skool Cafe San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Doug Coombs Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 720
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
We Are Family Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Modesto Girls Softball League N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Monterey Pony-Colt League Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 114,420

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Ramah in the Rockies CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,600
Oregon Robotics Tournament & Outreach Program OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 65,000
Pleasant Hill Baseball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Education Fund CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Chess-in-the-Schools, Inc. NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sierra Service Project CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Thread MD Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Cake4kids CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc IN Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Bnai Brith Youth Organization Inc. DC Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Girls Inc. NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Project Goal Inc RI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Positive Coaching Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Junior Achievement of Northern California CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 483,850

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Irish Youth Foundation Ireland Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Southern California Equestrian Sports United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Santa Rosa All City Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Shakopee Youth Football Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
Old Skool Cafe United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Doug Coombs Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 720
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
We Are Family Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Modesto Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Monterey Pony-Colt League Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 114,420

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13110 records found.