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 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 ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Fremont Girls Sports Association Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Orchard Valley Youth Soccer League Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Belvedere Cove Foundation Marin CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Petaluma Girls Softball Association Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Global Glimpse Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boy Scouts of America Council Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Greene Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Rohnert Park Swim Club Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Community Works West Inc Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,400,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
MyPath San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 1,649,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Fremont Girls Sports Association Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Orchard Valley Youth Soccer League Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Belvedere Cove Foundation Marin Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Petaluma Girls Softball Association Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Global Glimpse Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boy Scouts of America Council Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Greene Scholars Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Rohnert Park Swim Club Sonoma Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Community Works West Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,400,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
MyPath San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 1,649,000

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
West County Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 325,000
Camping & Education Foundation OH Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
East Oakland Youth Development Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Girls Incorporated of Alameda County CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Cloverdale Ponytail League Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
Francisco Park Conservancy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 102,098
Turning Green CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Little Steps SC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boy Scouts of America Council CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Harlem Children's Zone Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Live in Peace Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 1,058,298

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Spark Program Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Camping & Education Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Idaho Youth Ranch Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Aspen Valley Ski-Snowboard Club, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
America SCORES Bay Area United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Playworks Education Energized United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Adventure Risk Challenge United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Mount Shasta Trail Association Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Pacifica Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Daly City Community Service Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
United States Olympic Committee United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs of La Habra-Brea United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Hope Center for Kids United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Gear Alliance, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 165,250

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13110 records found.