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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. Grant amounts shown as negative numbers represent adjustments to prior years’ grants.

Grantee Bay Area County State Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
America SCORES Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Playworks Education Energized N/A AZ United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Adventure Risk Challenge N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Mount Shasta Trail Association Inc. N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Francisco Parks Alliance San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pacifica Girls Softball League San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Clubs of La Habra-Brea N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Hope Center for Kids N/A NE United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Tahoe-Pyramid Trail Inc. N/A NV United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Midnight Golf Program N/A MI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Little League Baseball Inc N/A NV United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust N/A VT United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Xtreme Squash Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc N/A MA 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 25,000
Page SUM 257,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
America SCORES Bay Area San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Playworks Education Energized N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Adventure Risk Challenge N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Mount Shasta Trail Association Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Francisco Parks Alliance San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pacifica Girls Softball League San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Clubs of La Habra-Brea N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Hope Center for Kids N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Tahoe-Pyramid Trail Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Midnight Golf Program N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Little League Baseball Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Xtreme Squash Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 257,000

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Greene Scholars CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Francisco Park Conservancy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,045
West County Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Berthoud Baseball Club Inc CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 325,000
Students for Service Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25
East Oakland Youth Development Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Girls Incorporated of Alameda County CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Cloverdale Ponytail League Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Gear Alliance, Inc. CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
Francisco Park Conservancy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 102,098
Turning Green CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Little Steps SC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,500,168

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Girls On the Run Rhode Island United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Gear Alliance, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Better Eugene-Springfield Transportation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Teen Kitchen Project United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
SLZGSL Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Jose Parks Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Summer Search United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Thread United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,050
Community Cycling Center United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Education Fund United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Friends for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Jose Conservation Corps United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass Metrowest Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Alliance for Girls United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 1,590,200

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13110 records found.