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)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Oakland Girls Softball League Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Liahona Motu Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,300
Los Gatos-Saratoga Girls Softball Association Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys and Girls Clubs of Bend, Inc. N/A OR United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust N/A VT United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Dorchester, Inc. N/A MA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
All Our Kids Inc N/A DC United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Doxa Youth Foundation N/A VIC Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Figure Skating in Harlem, Inc. N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Blackstone Valley Youth Football and Cheerleading N/A RI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Nantucket Golf Club Foundation, Inc. N/A MA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Mid-Peninsula Boys & Girls Club, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Safe Passages Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program Greater Phi N/A PA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,600
Page SUM 338,150

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Young Life N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Oakland Girls Softball League Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Liahona Motu Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,300
Los Gatos-Saratoga Girls Softball Association Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys and Girls Clubs of Bend, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Dorchester, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
All Our Kids Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Doxa Youth Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Figure Skating in Harlem, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Blackstone Valley Youth Football and Cheerleading N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Nantucket Golf Club Foundation, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Mid-Peninsula Boys & Girls Club, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Safe Passages Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program Greater Phi N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,600
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Junior Achievement of Northern California CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Lower East Side Girls Club NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Nantucket Golf Club Foundation, Inc. MA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
JA Worldwide Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Olympic Valley Freeride and Freestyle Team CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Silicon Valley Children's Fund CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Pacific Grove Pony Baseball Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Service Year Exchange, Inc. DC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Hollister Youth Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 150,000
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
National Junior Basketball CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Xtreme Squash CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Stand for Children Leadership Center OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Camp Maccabi CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Juma Ventures CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 561,250

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Oakland Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Liahona Motu Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,300
Los Gatos-Saratoga Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys and Girls Clubs of Bend, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Dorchester, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
All Our Kids Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Doxa Youth Foundation Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Figure Skating in Harlem, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Blackstone Valley Youth Football and Cheerleading United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Nantucket Golf Club Foundation, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Mid-Peninsula Boys & Girls Club, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Safe Passages United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program Greater Phi United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,600
Page SUM 338,150

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13110 records found.