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)
Bahamas Sportfishing and Conservation Corporation N/A TX United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara 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 3,500
Nantucket Boys & Girls Club, Inc. N/A MA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Dressage Foundation Inc. N/A NE United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Oregon Robotics Tournament & Outreach Program N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 65,000
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Junior Rover Wrestling Club Inc N/A PA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Girls on the Run of Silicon Valley Incorporated Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
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
Pertubuhan Pelindung Dan Penyelamat Kanak-Kanak Selangor Dan N/A Malaysia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
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
Page SUM 306,400

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Stand for Children Leadership Center N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Sacramento Asian Sports Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Completely KIDS N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Kelly S Brush Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Francisco Park Conservancy San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 102,098
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California Clubhouse San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Thread N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
StreetCode Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
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
Page SUM 637,098

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Boys & Girls Club of Rochester MN Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Call of the Sea CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
StreetCode Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
GO Campaign CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 13,000
San Jose Conservation Corps CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
10,000 Degrees CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Francisco Park Conservancy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Junior State of America Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Hope for Life WA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Tahoe-Pyramid Trail Inc. NV Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Live in Peace Inc CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Frank Town Open Hearts Ministry Inc TN Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Belmont Youth Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Better Eugene-Springfield Transportation OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Page SUM 190,450

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Stand for Children Leadership Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Sacramento Asian Sports Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Completely KIDS United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Positive Coaching Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Kelly S Brush Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Silicon Valley Children's Fund United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Francisco Park Conservancy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 102,098
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California Clubhouse United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Thread United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
StreetCode Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Magical Bridge Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Little League Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 650
Cupertino High School Speech & Debate Boosters United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
Page SUM 637,098

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13110 records found.