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)
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Ride a Wave Foundation Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
East Palo Alto Boxing Club Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Camp Sunshine at Sebago Lake, Inc. N/A ME United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Squashdrive Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Project Goal Inc N/A RI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Camp for All Kids N/A MO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Bahamas Sportfishing and Conservation Corporation N/A TX United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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 25,000
Vision Now N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Marin Girls Softball League Marin CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 146,500

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Ride a Wave Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
East Palo Alto Boxing Club Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Camp Sunshine at Sebago Lake, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Squashdrive Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Project Goal Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Camp for All Kids N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Bahamas Sportfishing and Conservation Corporation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Safe Passages Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Vision Now N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Marin Girls Softball League Marin Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 146,500

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Tahoe Rim Trail Association NV Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 500
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
Rich May Foundation CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 2,850
Coachart Org CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Collective Impact CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,000
The Institute for the Advancement of Education in Jaffa Inc NY Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 58,350

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Ride a Wave Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
East Palo Alto Boxing Club United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Camp Sunshine at Sebago Lake, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Squashdrive United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Project Goal Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Camp for All Kids United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Bahamas Sportfishing and Conservation Corporation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Safe Passages United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Vision Now United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Marin Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 146,500

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13110 records found.