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)
Beat the Streets Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 -10,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Youth Leadership Institute San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
TrueChild Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 210,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Vidya Poshak N/A India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,500
Watson N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 457,300

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Beat the Streets Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 -10,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Youth Leadership Institute San Francisco Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
TrueChild Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 210,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Vidya Poshak N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,500
Watson N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 457,300

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Quest Scholars Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
San Jose Parks Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Today's Youth Matter CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
United States Equestrian Team Foundation Inc NJ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Little League Baseball Inc NV Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Completely KIDS NE Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Ophelias Place OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Read With Me Volunteer Programs A California Nonprofit Publi CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 225,000
GO Campaign CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Magical Bridge Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Mateo County Sheriffs Activities League CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Page SUM 644,825

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Beat the Streets Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 -10,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Youth Leadership Institute United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
TrueChild Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 210,000
San Jose Parks Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Vidya Poshak India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,500
Watson United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 457,300

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13280 records found.