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 descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Silicon Valley Girls Softball League Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Southern California Equestrian Sports N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Kristi Yamaguchi's Always Dream Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Seaside Pony Baseball Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sonoma Valley Girls Softball Association N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,600
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
The Brotherhood/Sister Sol Inc. N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
National Urban Squash & Education Association Incorporated N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Quest Scholars Program Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Cents Ability Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
We Are Family Foundation N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Rancho Cielo Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,045
Page SUM 743,195

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Kelly S Brush Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
United States Ski Team Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Almaden Valley Girls Softball League Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Giveteens20 Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Friends of Davis Rowing Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Tech Girls Movement Foundation Ltd. San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Today's Youth Matter Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Urban Compass N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
First Tee of North Flordia Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Young Life N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Summer Search San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Build Lebanon Trails N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 4,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,667
The Good Tidings Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Hollister Youth Alliance N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Information Clearinghouse San Francisco Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 40,000
Page SUM 446,417

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Tahoe Rim Trail Association NV Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 500
Coachart Org CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters Association of Los Angeles CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Rich May Foundation CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 2,850
Coachart Org CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Collective Impact CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,000
The Institute for the Advancement of Education in Jaffa Inc NY Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 58,350

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Handful Players Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Society of St Vincent de Paul United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
GO Campaign United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Alliance for Girls United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Son of a Saint United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Singapore Children's Society Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 16,000
Giveteens20 United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Camp Dudley Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Summer Search United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
South San Jose Softball United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
USTA Player Development Incorporated United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Adventure Cycling Association United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Ultimate Impact Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 239,650

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13110 records found.