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)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Rohnert Park Girls Softball Association Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys and Girls Club of Hawaii N/A HI United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Rohnert Park Swim Club Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Outdoor Outreach N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Little League Baseball Inc N/A IL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 650
Cupertino High School Speech & Debate Boosters Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
The Painted Turtle N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Albany Berkeley Girls Softball League Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,900
Higher Ground Sun Valley Inc N/A ID United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Arunodhaya Centre for Street and Working Children N/A India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 104,250

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Rohnert Park Girls Softball Association Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys and Girls Club of Hawaii N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Rohnert Park Swim Club Sonoma Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Outdoor Outreach N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Young Life N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Little League Baseball Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 650
Cupertino High School Speech & Debate Boosters Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
The Painted Turtle N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Albany Berkeley Girls Softball League Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,900
Higher Ground Sun Valley Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Arunodhaya Centre for Street and Working Children N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 104,250

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Rohnert Park Swim Club CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
San Jose Parks Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Almaden Valley Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Jose Parks Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Black Girls Code Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Ignite Adaptive Sports CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Camp Sunshine at Sebago Lake, Inc. ME Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Youth Radio CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Junior Achievement USA CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
First Place for Youth CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Carmel Community Girls Softball Incorporated CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The San Bruno Girls Softball League Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Alliance for Girls CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 681,500

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