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 Clubs of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
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
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Summer Search San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Windsor Girls Softball League Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
StreetCode Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 750
First Place for Youth Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Tech Girls Movement Foundation Ltd. San Mateo Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Boy Scouts of America Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Summer Search San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 457,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Pleasant Hill Baseball Association Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Redwood City Girls Softball League San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
First Place for Youth Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Square Peg Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,550
Rohnert Park Girls Softball Association Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 216,850

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
SJVRC Organization CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Future Talent of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology NH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Phu Dong Youth Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Vision Now TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
San Mateo County Office of Education CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
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
Hollister Youth Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Will-Cook-Kankakee Youth Association IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,900
Victory Ranch Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Junior Statesman Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 70,000
The Brotherhood/Sister Sol Inc. NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
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
We Are Family Foundation NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 350,000
Mad River Girls Fastpitch Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 675,800

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