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)
Youth Leadership Institute San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 12,000
Southern California Equestrian Sports N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Southern California Equestrian Sports N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Napa Valley Girls Fast Pitch Association Napa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 450
Hetrick-Martin Institute, Inc. N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
GO Campaign N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Tahoe Cross-Country Ski Education Association, Inc. N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Chess-in-the-Schools, Inc. N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
StreetCode Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 90,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Santa Clara Swim Club Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
JA Worldwide Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Moms Against Poverty San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Youth Leadership Institute San Francisco Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 12,000
Southern California Equestrian Sports N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Southern California Equestrian Sports N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Napa Valley Girls Fast Pitch Association Napa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 450
Hetrick-Martin Institute, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
GO Campaign N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Tahoe Cross-Country Ski Education Association, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Chess-in-the-Schools, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
StreetCode Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 90,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Santa Clara Swim Club Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
JA Worldwide Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Moms Against Poverty San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Create Good Foundation WA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust VT Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Novato Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Jose Parks Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Southern California Equestrian Sports CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,800
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Los Angeles CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,001
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Silicon Valley Children's Fund CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Midnight Golf Program MI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
San Mateo Police Activities League CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 125,351

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Youth Leadership Institute United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 12,000
Southern California Equestrian Sports United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Southern California Equestrian Sports United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Napa Valley Girls Fast Pitch Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 450
Hetrick-Martin Institute, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
GO Campaign United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Tahoe Cross-Country Ski Education Association, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Chess-in-the-Schools, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
StreetCode Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 90,000
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Santa Clara Swim Club United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
JA Worldwide Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Moms Against Poverty United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 181,450

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13110 records found.