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)
At the Crossroads San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,736
North Monterey County Youth Softball Association N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Bahamas Sportfishing and Conservation Corporation N/A TX United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
StreetCode Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
ALearn Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
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
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Good Samaritan Center of San Antonio N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada N/A NV United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Vida Joven de Mexico N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
NCGA Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
TrueChild Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Novato Girls Softball Association Marin CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Treehouse Inc N/A MN United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Bentonville Basketball Club Inc N/A AR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 340,986

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Cupertino High School Speech & Debate Boosters Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Birch Rock Camp N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs of Brea Placentia Yorba Linda N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Treasure Island Sailing Center Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Community Works West Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,400,000
Quicksilver Swimming Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Today's Youth Matter Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
At the Crossroads San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Lower East Side Girls Club N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
San Carlos Youth Softball Association Inc San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Mateo Youth Softball Association San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Youth Radio Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Francisco Park Conservancy San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Girls Incorporated of the Central Coast N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
First Place for Youth Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Page SUM 3,019,000

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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Cupertino High School Speech & Debate Boosters United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Birch Rock Camp United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs of Brea Placentia Yorba Linda United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Treasure Island Sailing Center Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Community Works West Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,400,000
Quicksilver Swimming United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Today's Youth Matter United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
At the Crossroads United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Lower East Side Girls Club United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
San Carlos Youth Softball Association Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Mateo Youth Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Francisco Park Conservancy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Girls Incorporated of the Central Coast United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
First Place for Youth United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Page SUM 3,019,000

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13110 records found.