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)
Palo Alto High School Sports Boosters Club Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
California Alliance of African American Educators Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Little League Baseball Inc Contra Costa CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Tender Education and Arts N/A England Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Tiger Woods Foundation Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Girls on the Run of Collier County Inc N/A FL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Cake4kids Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Doug Coombs Foundation N/A WY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
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
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. N/A Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Girls Incorporated of Orange County N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Page SUM 193,500

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Pathways for Kids San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Good Tidings Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Youth Community Service, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
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
Eastside Educational Trust N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 16,666
No Means No Worldwide N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
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
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
We Are Family Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Hollister Youth Alliance N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Modesto Girls Softball League N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Salute Military Golf Association Inc Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,025
Page SUM 185,641

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Project Amigo CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 500
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
Page SUM 35,500

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
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
Eastside Educational Trust England Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Magical Bridge Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 16,666
No Means No Worldwide United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
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
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
We Are Family Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Hollister Youth Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Modesto Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Salute Military Golf Association Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,025
Page SUM 185,641

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13110 records found.