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)
Camp Sunshine at Sebago Lake, Inc. N/A ME United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Teens for Food Justice N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,550
California Clubhouse San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
First Place for Youth Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Japanese Community Youth Council San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys and Girls Club of the Twin Cities N/A MN United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 60,000
Silent Bot Deadly STEM Education Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
The Good Tidings Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Tony Hawk Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Fremont Freewheelers Race Teamincorporated Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Global Minds Initiative Inc N/A PA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Youth Radio Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 250
Mid-Peninsula Boys & Girls Club, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 610,500

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Camp Sunshine at Sebago Lake, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Teens for Food Justice N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,550
California Clubhouse San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
First Place for Youth Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Japanese Community Youth Council San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys and Girls Club of the Twin Cities N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 60,000
Silent Bot Deadly STEM Education Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
The Good Tidings Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Tony Hawk Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Fremont Freewheelers Race Teamincorporated Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Global Minds Initiative Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Youth Radio Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 250
Mid-Peninsula Boys & Girls Club, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 610,500

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
TrueChild Inc. DC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Upward Roots Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Fremont Freewheelers Race Teamincorporated CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Nantucket Boys & Girls Club, Inc. MA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
San Mateo Police Activities League CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Chelmsford Police Athletic League Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Projectcsgirls VA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Together We Rise Corporation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,792
Grant A Wish Inc. IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
National Wheelchair Basketball Association CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Peace 4 Kids CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Special Olympics North Carolina, Inc. NC Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Page SUM 197,292

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Camp Sunshine at Sebago Lake, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Teens for Food Justice United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,550
California Clubhouse United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
First Place for Youth United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Japanese Community Youth Council United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys and Girls Club of the Twin Cities United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 60,000
Silent Bot Deadly STEM Education Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
The Good Tidings Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Tony Hawk Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Fremont Freewheelers Race Teamincorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Global Minds Initiative Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 250
Mid-Peninsula Boys & Girls Club, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 610,500

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13280 records found.