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 ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Greene Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara 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 50,000
Camp Maccabi San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The San Bruno Girls Softball League Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Epic Transitions San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Santa Clara Police Activities League Inc Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Salesian Boys Club, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Juma Ventures San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 51,000
Page SUM 296,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Greene Scholars Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Camp Maccabi San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The San Bruno Girls Softball League Inc San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Epic Transitions San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Santa Clara Police Activities League Inc Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Salesian Boys Club, Inc. San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Juma Ventures San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 51,000
Page SUM 296,000

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,250
San Benito Youth Soccer League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Generation SERVE TX Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Today's Youth Matter CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Playworks Education Energized AZ Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
California Clubhouse CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland Inc KS Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
United States Squash Racquets Association Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Lorenzo Valley Girls Softball CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Camp Ker-Anna RI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Summer Search CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
JA Worldwide Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 13,000
Children at Risk Inc TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Art of Yoga Project CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 184,950

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Aid Society of Oregon United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Parks Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Boys & Girls Clubs Of Garden Grove Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Branham Hills Girls Softball United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Squash On Track United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Santa Clara Police Activities League Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Bay Area Urban Debate Commission United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Gear Alliance, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
New Life Centers of Chicagoland Nfp United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 318,500

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13110 records found.