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)
Central Park Conservancy, Inc. N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
The School Garden Project of Lane County N/A OR United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 400
Chicago Freedom School N/A IL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 121,000
Pleasanton Girls Softball League Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Greene Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 325,000
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc N/A IN United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Institute for Applied Tinkering San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Junior State of America Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Tech Girls Movement Foundation Ltd. San Mateo Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Workshop Houston N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
TrueChild Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Central Park Conservancy, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
The School Garden Project of Lane County N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 400
Chicago Freedom School N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 121,000
Pleasanton Girls Softball League Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Greene Scholars Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 325,000
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Institute for Applied Tinkering San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Junior State of America Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Tech Girls Movement Foundation Ltd. San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Workshop Houston N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
TrueChild Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Page SUM 527,400

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
First Graduate CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Higher Ground Sun Valley Inc ID Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Doug Coombs Foundation WY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
JA Worldwide Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
ALearn CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Positive Coaching Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Kristi Yamaguchi's Always Dream Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Millbrae Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
New Life Centers of Chicagoland Nfp IL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Summer Search CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Benicia Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Salesian Boys Club, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Belvedere Cove Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Good Tidings Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Playworks Education Energized AZ Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 346,250

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