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)
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust VT Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Silicon Valley Children's Fund CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
San Jose Parks Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Community Works West Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,400,000
Southern California Equestrian Sports CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
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
Page SUM 1,596,300

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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Santa Clara Swim Club United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
JA Worldwide Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Moms Against Poverty United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Education Fund United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,320
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Read With Me Volunteer Programs A California Nonprofit Publi United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
United States Squash Racquets Association Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
NCGA Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
TrueChild Inc. United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Novato Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Treehouse Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Bentonville Basketball Club Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Art of Yoga Project United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Good Samaritan Center of San Antonio United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 228,070

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