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)
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boy Scouts of America Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Pertubuhan Pelindung Dan Penyelamat Kanak-Kanak Selangor Dan N/A Malaysia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Ramah in the Rockies N/A CO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of Rochester N/A MN United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Caramel Connections N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Wishbone Org San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Youth for Seva N/A India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Kelly S Brush Foundation N/A VT United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Liahona Motu Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Page SUM 384,500

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boy Scouts of America Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Pertubuhan Pelindung Dan Penyelamat Kanak-Kanak Selangor Dan N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Ramah in the Rockies N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of Rochester N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Caramel Connections N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Wishbone Org San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Youth for Seva N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Kelly S Brush Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Liahona Motu Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Page SUM 384,500

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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,900
Higher Ground Sun Valley Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Urban Compass United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
First Tee of North Flordia Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Oakland Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Build Lebanon Trails United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 4,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,667
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The Good Tidings Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Dorchester, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
All Our Kids Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Doxa Youth Foundation Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Figure Skating in Harlem, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Blackstone Valley Youth Football and Cheerleading United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Nantucket Golf Club Foundation, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 158,067

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13110 records found.