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)
Hollenbeck Police Activities League N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Colorado Inc. N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
San Mateo Police Activities League San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Basketball to Uplift the Youth Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
California Clubhouse San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Special Olympics North Carolina, Inc. N/A NC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Girls on the Run of the Bay Area, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 600
Piedmont Recreational Facilities Organization Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,667
BeGirl.world N/A PA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Painted Turtle N/A CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 727
EDGE Youth Leadership Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Hollenbeck Police Activities League N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Colorado Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
San Mateo Police Activities League San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Basketball to Uplift the Youth Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
California Clubhouse San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Special Olympics North Carolina, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Girls on the Run of the Bay Area, Inc. San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 600
Piedmont Recreational Facilities Organization Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,667
BeGirl.world N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Painted Turtle N/A Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 727
EDGE Youth Leadership Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
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13280 records found.
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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Hollenbeck Police Activities League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Colorado Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
San Mateo Police Activities League United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Basketball to Uplift the Youth Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
California Clubhouse United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Special Olympics North Carolina, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Girls on the Run of the Bay Area, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 600
Piedmont Recreational Facilities Organization United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,667
BeGirl.world United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Painted Turtle United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 727
EDGE Youth Leadership United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 194,144

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13280 records found.