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)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
West County Softball Association Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
National Junior Basketball Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
StreetCode Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 90,000
South San Jose Softball Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
California Clubhouse San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Squashdrive Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Wishbone Org San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
West Valley Slammers Softball Inc Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Promise Worldwide Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Page SUM 222,450

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
West County Softball Association Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
National Junior Basketball Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
StreetCode Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 90,000
South San Jose Softball Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
California Clubhouse San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Squashdrive Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Wishbone Org San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
West Valley Slammers Softball Inc Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Promise Worldwide Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Page SUM 222,450

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Napa Junior Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Los Gatos-Saratoga Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Boys and Girls Club of the Big Island HI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
She's the First Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Sonoma Valley Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
California Equine Foundation KY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Shane's Inspiration CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Little League Baseball Inc IL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 650
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Fit Kids Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 18,150
Napa Valley Girls Fast Pitch Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 413,050

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The University of Sydney Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 91,369
The University of Sydney Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 6,500
SolarBuddy.org Ltd Australia Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Wantok Musik Foundation Australia Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Girl Geek Academy Australia Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 154,869

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25 records found.