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)
Central Park Conservancy, Inc. N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
CHICAGO RUN N/A IL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
10,000 Degrees Marin CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Daly City Community Service Center San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 14,500
Doug Coombs Foundation N/A WY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
East Palo Alto Tee Ball Pitching Machine N/A NV United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Third Street Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Treasure Island Sailing Center Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
GO Campaign N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Alliance for Youth Organizing N/A DC United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Bay Area Disc Association Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Desert N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Youth Passageways N/A KS United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Detroit 300 Conservancy N/A MI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
AAUW Florida Supporting Foundation Inc N/A FL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Central Park Conservancy, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
CHICAGO RUN N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
10,000 Degrees Marin Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Daly City Community Service Center San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 14,500
Doug Coombs Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
East Palo Alto Tee Ball Pitching Machine N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Third Street Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Treasure Island Sailing Center Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
GO Campaign N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Alliance for Youth Organizing N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Bay Area Disc Association Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Desert N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Youth Passageways N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Detroit 300 Conservancy N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
AAUW Florida Supporting Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 483,400

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13280 records found.
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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Central Park Conservancy, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
CHICAGO RUN United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
10,000 Degrees United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Daly City Community Service Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 14,500
Doug Coombs Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
East Palo Alto Tee Ball Pitching Machine United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Third Street Community Center United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Treasure Island Sailing Center Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
GO Campaign United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Alliance for Youth Organizing United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Bay Area Disc Association United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Desert United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Youth Passageways United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Detroit 300 Conservancy United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
AAUW Florida Supporting Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 483,400

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13280 records found.