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)
Giveteens20 Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Camping & Education Foundation N/A OH United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Friends of Davis Rowing Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Cupertino High School Speech & Debate Boosters Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Birch Rock Camp N/A ME United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs of Brea Placentia Yorba Linda N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Treasure Island Sailing Center Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Community Works West Inc Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,400,000
Quicksilver Swimming Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Young Peoples Leadership Foundation Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Today's Youth Matter Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
At the Crossroads San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Lower East Side Girls Club N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
San Carlos Youth Softball Association Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,539,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Giveteens20 Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Camping & Education Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Friends of Davis Rowing Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Cupertino High School Speech & Debate Boosters Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Birch Rock Camp N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs of Brea Placentia Yorba Linda N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Treasure Island Sailing Center Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Community Works West Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,400,000
Quicksilver Swimming Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Young Peoples Leadership Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Today's Youth Matter Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
At the Crossroads San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Lower East Side Girls Club N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
San Carlos Youth Softball Association Inc San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,539,000

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 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
Friends of Davis Rowing Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Ramon Valley Girls Athletic League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Build Lebanon Trails OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Promise Worldwide CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Chicago Freedom School IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 121,000
Baltimore Squashwise Inc MD Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Mount Shasta Trail Association Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Camp Dudley Foundation Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Blackstone Valley Youth Football and Cheerleading RI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
10,000 Degrees CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Francisco Park Conservancy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 198,600

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