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.

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Albany Berkeley Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
No Means No Worldwide VA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada NV Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Doug Coombs Foundation WY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
ALearn CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Junior Achievement USA CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
First Place for Youth CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Carmel Community Girls Softball Incorporated CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The San Bruno Girls Softball League Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Alliance for Girls CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Tiger Woods Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Carlos Youth Softball Association Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Ft Bragg Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Camping & Education Foundation OH Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Plutus Foundation Inc. PA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 553,500

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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Children at Risk Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
AIESEC Italia Italy Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Squashdrive United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Benito Youth Soccer League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Irish Youth Foundation Ireland Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Santa Rosa All City Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Shakopee Youth Football Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
Old Skool Cafe United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
United States Olympic Committee United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 720
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
We Are Family Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Modesto Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 83,420

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