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.

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Community Works West Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,400,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Epic Transitions CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
GO Campaign CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Liahona Motu Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Orchard Valley Youth Soccer League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Boy Scouts of America Council CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 21,500
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Teen Kitchen Project CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Chelmsford Police Athletic League Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sankaty Head Foundation, Inc. MA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Austin Science Education Foundation TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Girl Scouts of Northern California CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Victory Junction Gang Camp Inc NC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 1,614,550

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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
United States Olympic Committee United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Summer Search United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
South San Jose Softball United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Adventure Cycling Association United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 30,000
United States Squash Racquets Association Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Jose Parks Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Junior Achievement USA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 21,500
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
At the Crossroads United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,736
North Monterey County Youth Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Bahamas Sportfishing and Conservation Corporation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
StreetCode Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
San Francisco Parks Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Tahoe Cross-Country Ski Education Association, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Chess-in-the-Schools, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
StreetCode Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 90,000
Page SUM 701,736

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