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)
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Education Fund San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Girls on the Run of Greater Sacramento N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Millbrae Girls Softball Association San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Salesian Boys Club, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Benicia Girls Softball Association Solano CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Pathways for Kids San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Bahamas Sportfishing and Conservation Corporation N/A TX United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
San Lorenzo Valley Girls Softball N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Safe Passages Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 173,250

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Education Fund San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Girls on the Run of Greater Sacramento N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Millbrae Girls Softball Association San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Salesian Boys Club, Inc. San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Benicia Girls Softball Association Solano Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Pathways for Kids San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Bahamas Sportfishing and Conservation Corporation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
San Lorenzo Valley Girls Softball N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Safe Passages Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 173,250

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Service Year Exchange, Inc. DC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
California Equine Foundation KY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Victory Ranch Inc NV Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
John Lynch Foundation FL Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,334
Spark Program Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
At the Crossroads CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,736
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ultimate Impact Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Mountain View Los Altos Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,125
Shakopee Youth Football Association MN Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
Bentonville Basketball Club Inc AR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
California Alliance of African American Educators CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Read With Me Volunteer Programs A California Nonprofit Publi CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Automotive Mentoring Group Inc IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 1,783,645

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Education Fund United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Girls on the Run of Greater Sacramento United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Positive Coaching Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Millbrae Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Salesian Boys Club, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Benicia Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Pathways for Kids United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Bahamas Sportfishing and Conservation Corporation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
San Lorenzo Valley Girls Softball United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Safe Passages United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 173,250

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13110 records found.