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)
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Los Angeles N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Red Hook Initiative N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500,000
AI4ALL Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Big Sister Association of Greater Boston Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
California Equine Foundation N/A KY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
United States Olympic and Paralympic Foundation N/A CO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 795,833
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ophelias Place N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Parks Alliance San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Handful Players Inc. San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Little Steps N/A SC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Quest Scholars Program Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters Inc N/A KS United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Children at Risk Inc N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 19,000
Page SUM 2,072,033

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Los Angeles N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Red Hook Initiative N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500,000
AI4ALL Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Big Sister Association of Greater Boston Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
California Equine Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
United States Olympic and Paralympic Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 795,833
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ophelias Place N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Parks Alliance San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Handful Players Inc. San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Little Steps N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Quest Scholars Program Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Children at Risk Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 19,000
Page SUM 2,072,033

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13280 records found.
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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Girl Scouts of Northern California United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Los Angeles United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Red Hook Initiative United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500,000
AI4ALL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Magical Bridge Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Big Sister Association of Greater Boston Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
California Equine Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Positive Coaching Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
United States Olympic and Paralympic Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 795,833
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ophelias Place United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Parks Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Handful Players Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Little Steps United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Quest Scholars Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Girl Scouts of Northern California United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Children at Risk Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 19,000
Page SUM 2,072,033

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13280 records found.