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.

Grantee Bay Area County State Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Mateo County Office of Education San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Liahona Motu Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Cupertino High School Speech & Debate Boosters Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 21,500
Alliance for Girls Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 141,750

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Mateo County Office of Education San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Liahona Motu Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Cupertino High School Speech & Debate Boosters Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 21,500
Alliance for Girls Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 141,750

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
National Urban Squash & Education Association Incorporated NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Midnight Golf Program MI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
San Mateo Police Activities League CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Old Skool Cafe CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sonoma Valley Teen Services CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Northern Calfornia AmericanSaddlebred Horse Association CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
California Clubhouse CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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
Page SUM 242,800

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Little Steps United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Girls Incorporated of Alameda County United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
East Palo Alto Boxing Club United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Camp Sunshine at Sebago Lake, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
MyPath United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Camp for All Kids United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Bahamas Sportfishing and Conservation Corporation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Safe Passages United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 333,000

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13110 records found.