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 2019, as well as the four 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 represents nearly $1.26 billion in grants made by Silicon Valley Community Foundation in 2019 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)
Nicolay Dodov Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Playworks Education Energized Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Braven Incorporated N/A IL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Spark Program Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Epic Transitions San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Today's Youth Matter Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Youth Focus Inc Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Kyle Pease Foundation Inc N/A GA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
New Orleans Junior Journalism Program N/A LA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 36,000
American Amputee Soccer Association N/A DE United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Austin Science Education Foundation N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Sankaty Head Foundation, Inc. N/A MA 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 2,000
Completely KIDS N/A NE United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 388,500

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Nicolay Dodov Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Playworks Education Energized Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Braven Incorporated N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Spark Program Inc San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Epic Transitions San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Today's Youth Matter Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Youth Focus Inc Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Kyle Pease Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
New Orleans Junior Journalism Program N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 36,000
American Amputee Soccer Association N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Austin Science Education Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Sankaty Head Foundation, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Completely KIDS N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 388,500

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Gear Alliance, Inc. CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Spark Program Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Citizens for Juvenile Justice, Inc. MA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 45,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Future Talent of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
HRJ Charities Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Art of Yoga Project CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Austin Science Education Foundation TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Black Girls Code Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Girls Incorporated of the Central Coast CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Magical Bridge Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Playworks Education Energized CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Ramah in the Rockies CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,600
San Mateo County Office of Education CA Youth Development Discretionary 2019 55,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada NV Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Washington FIRST Robotics WA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,075
Page SUM 384,000

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Nicolay Dodov Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Playworks Education Energized United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Braven Incorporated United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Spark Program Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Epic Transitions United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Today's Youth Matter United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Youth Focus Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Kyle Pease Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
New Orleans Junior Journalism Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 36,000
American Amputee Soccer Association United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Austin Science Education Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Sankaty Head Foundation, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Completely KIDS United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Junior Achievement of Northern California United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Junior Achievement of Northern California United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 388,500

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13280 records found.