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)
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Children Incorporated N/A VA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,500
San Francisco Parks Alliance San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Camelot Equestrian Park Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Friends for Youth, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Girls To Women San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
We Are Family Foundation N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Friends for Youth, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 727
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Young America's Foundation N/A VA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Torrey Pines Docent Society N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Humane Education Advocates Reaching Teachers N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 17,500
Blackstone Valley Youth Football and Cheerleading N/A RI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 -2,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Page SUM 166,677

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Children Incorporated N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,500
San Francisco Parks Alliance San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Camelot Equestrian Park Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Friends for Youth, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Girls To Women San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
We Are Family Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Friends for Youth, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 727
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Young America's Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Torrey Pines Docent Society N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Humane Education Advocates Reaching Teachers N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 17,500
Blackstone Valley Youth Football and Cheerleading N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 -2,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Page SUM 166,677

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Tahoe Rim Trail Association NV Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 500
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Coachart Org CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Coachart Org CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 10,000
San Francisco Recreation and Park Department CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Cinnamongirl Inc. CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters Association of Los Angeles CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 92,000

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Art of Yoga Project United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Children Incorporated United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,500
San Francisco Parks Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Camelot Equestrian Park Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Friends for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Girls To Women United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
We Are Family Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Friends for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 727
Future Talent of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Young America's Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Torrey Pines Docent Society United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Girl Scouts of Northern California United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Humane Education Advocates Reaching Teachers United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 17,500
Blackstone Valley Youth Football and Cheerleading United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 -2,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Page SUM 166,677

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13280 records found.