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)
Branham Hills Girls Softball Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Squash On Track San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Santa Clara Police Activities League Inc Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Wishbone Org San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
San Jose Judo Inc Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 125
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Gear Alliance, Inc. N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Thread N/A MD United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,050
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc N/A IN United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Community Cycling Center N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Education Fund San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Friends for Youth, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,700
Page SUM 322,475

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Branham Hills Girls Softball Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Squash On Track San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Santa Clara Police Activities League Inc Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Wishbone Org San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
San Jose Judo Inc Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 125
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Gear Alliance, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Thread N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,050
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Community Cycling Center N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Education Fund San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Friends for Youth, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,700
Page SUM 322,475

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Fremont Girls Sports Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Greene Scholars CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,045
West County Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
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
Southern California Equestrian Sports CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
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
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
Tahoe Rim Trail Association NV Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 500
Coachart Org CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Collective Impact CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,000
Rich May Foundation CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 2,850
Coachart Org CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 126,895

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Branham Hills Girls Softball United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Squash On Track United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Santa Clara Police Activities League Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Wishbone Org United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
San Jose Judo Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 125
Harlem Children's Zone Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Gear Alliance, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Thread United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,050
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
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
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,700
Page SUM 322,475

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13110 records found.