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)
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust N/A VT 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 1,250
StreetCode Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 90,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Horizons National Student Enrichment Program Inc. N/A CT United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
John Burton Advocates for Youth San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
LA's BEST N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 20,000
Pivotal Connections Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Alliance for Youth Organizing N/A DC United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Safe Passages Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
San Francisco Information Clearinghouse San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Belvedere Cove Foundation Marin CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Girls Incorporated N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
Jakara Movement N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Los Angeles N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Southern California Equestrian Sports N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Page SUM 785,500

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,250
StreetCode Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 90,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Horizons National Student Enrichment Program Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Young Life N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
John Burton Advocates for Youth San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
LA's BEST N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 20,000
Pivotal Connections Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Alliance for Youth Organizing N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Safe Passages Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
San Francisco Information Clearinghouse San Francisco Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Belvedere Cove Foundation Marin Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Girls Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
Jakara Movement N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Los Angeles N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Southern California Equestrian Sports N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Page SUM 785,500

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Boys & Girls Aid Society of Oregon OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Together We Rise Corporation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,658
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
In4All OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 7,000
Backpack Buddies Inc. VA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Special Olympics Massachusetts, Inc. MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
US Speedskating UT Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 3,000
Love Without Boundaries Foundation AK Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 500
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Education Fund CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
TrueChild Inc. DC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
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
Page SUM 148,658

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,250
StreetCode Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 90,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Horizons National Student Enrichment Program Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
John Burton Advocates for Youth United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
LA's BEST United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Live in Peace Inc United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 20,000
Pivotal Connections United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Alliance for Youth Organizing United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Safe Passages United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
San Francisco Information Clearinghouse United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Belvedere Cove Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Girls Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 150,000
Jakara Movement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Los Angeles United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Southern California Equestrian Sports United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Page SUM 785,500

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13280 records found.