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, and corporate 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)
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -99,500
JA Worldwide Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 13,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Santa Clara Police Activities League Inc Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Fit Kids Foundation Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Friends of Davis Rowing Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Campbell Girls Fastpitch Softball Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Giveteens20 Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA 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 2,500
Gear Alliance, Inc. N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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
Blackstone Valley Youth Football and Cheerleading N/A RI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Branham Hills Girls Softball Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Squash On Track San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Quicksilver Swimming Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 7,500

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Will-Cook-Kankakee Youth Association N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Didtechnology Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 425
Hope House N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 12,500
San Mateo County Office of Education San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
International Childrens Assistance Network Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 60,000
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
Workshop Houston N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
TrueChild Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Braven Incorporated N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Outdoor Outreach N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
First Graduate San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
United States Olympic and Paralympic Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Champions Education Association N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 764,675

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Girls To Women CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust VT Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
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
San Benito Youth Soccer League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Generation SERVE TX Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Today's Youth Matter CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Playworks Education Energized AZ Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
California Clubhouse CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland Inc KS Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
United States Squash Racquets Association Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Lorenzo Valley Girls Softball CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Camp Ker-Anna RI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 77,900

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