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)
Boy Scouts of America Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,565
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
San Mateo Police Activities League San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Summer Search San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Alameda Girls Softball Association Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
MyPath San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Carlos Youth Softball Association Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
First Place for Youth Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Daly City Community Service Center San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
The Junior Statesman Foundation Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 70,000
Young Life Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 1,125,465

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boy Scouts of America Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,565
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
San Mateo Police Activities League San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Summer Search San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Alameda Girls Softball Association Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
MyPath San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Carlos Youth Softball Association Inc San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
First Place for Youth Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Daly City Community Service Center San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
The Junior Statesman Foundation Inc San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 70,000
Young Life Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 1,125,465

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Eagle Island Inc NJ Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Boy Scouts of America Council CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Thread MD Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,050
StreetCode Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
At the Crossroads CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Victory Junction Gang Camp Inc NC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Adventure Cycling Association MT Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,900
The Brotherhood/Sister Sol Inc. NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Tahoe Cross-Country Ski Education Association, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 341,900

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Girls Incorporated of Orange County United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Chelmsford Police Athletic League Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of Rochester United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Caramel Connections United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Wishbone Org United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Youth for Seva India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Kelly S Brush Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Liahona Motu Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Pleasant Hill Baseball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 379,800

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13110 records found.