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)
Pacifica Girls Softball League San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Daly City Community Service Center San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
United States Olympic Committee N/A CO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
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
Allston Brighton Youth Hockey Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Youth Leadership Institute San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 20,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 18,150
Pacific Grove Pony Baseball Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Tony Hawk Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Spark Program Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Idaho Youth Ranch Inc N/A ID United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust N/A VT United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 252,400

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
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
Arunodhaya Centre for Street and Working Children N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
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
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
StreetCode Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 90,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
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
Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,320
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Read With Me Volunteer Programs A California Nonprofit Publi N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 240,770

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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Outdoor Outreach United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
First Graduate United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
United States Olympic and Paralympic Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Champions Education Association Taiwan (R.O.C.) Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Seattle Children's Playgarden United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Ft Bragg Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Girl Scouts of Northern California United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
United States Olympic Committee United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Braven Incorporated United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Benicia Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Pathways for Kids United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Good Tidings Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 839,000

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