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)
United States Squash Racquets Association Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boy Scouts of America Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
NCGA Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
TrueChild Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Novato Girls Softball Association Marin CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Treehouse Inc N/A MN United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Bentonville Basketball Club Inc N/A AR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Good Samaritan Center of San Antonio N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada N/A NV 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 10,000
Global Glimpse Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Vida Joven de Mexico N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Boy Scouts of America Council Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Epic Transitions San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust N/A VT United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Halogen Foundation Singapore N/A Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 273,950

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
United States Squash Racquets Association Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boy Scouts of America Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
NCGA Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
TrueChild Inc. N/A Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Novato Girls Softball Association Marin Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Treehouse Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Bentonville Basketball Club Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Good Samaritan Center of San Antonio N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Global Glimpse Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Vida Joven de Mexico N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Boy Scouts of America Council Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Epic Transitions San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Halogen Foundation Singapore N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 273,950

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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 1,000
Art of Yoga Project CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Old Skool Cafe CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sonoma Valley Teen Services CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Northern Calfornia AmericanSaddlebred Horse Association CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
California Clubhouse CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
GO Campaign CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Liahona Motu Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,320
Pacific Grove Pony Baseball Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Service Year Exchange, Inc. DC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Hollister Youth Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 273,670

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
United States Squash Racquets Association Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
NCGA Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
TrueChild Inc. United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Novato Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Treehouse Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Bentonville Basketball Club Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Art of Yoga Project United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Good Samaritan Center of San Antonio United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Global Glimpse United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Vida Joven de Mexico United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Boy Scouts of America Council United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Epic Transitions United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Halogen Foundation Singapore Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 273,950

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13110 records found.