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)
Camp Maccabi San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
San Ramon Valley Girls Athletic League Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc N/A IN United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
FoodWhat Incorporated N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Burlingame Girls Softball Association San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Liahona Motu Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Palo Alto Soccer Club Inc Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
United States Squash Racquets Association Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Aid Society of Oregon N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Parks Alliance San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Boys & Girls Clubs Of Garden Grove Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
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
Page SUM 102,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Camp Maccabi San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
San Ramon Valley Girls Athletic League Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
FoodWhat Incorporated N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Burlingame Girls Softball Association San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Liahona Motu Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Palo Alto Soccer Club Inc Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
United States Squash Racquets Association Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Aid Society of Oregon N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Parks Alliance San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Boys & Girls Clubs Of Garden Grove Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Branham Hills Girls Softball Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Squash On Track San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 102,000

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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Girls on the Run of Collier County Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
We Are Family Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 350,000
Union City Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 27,582
California Equine Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Victory Ranch Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Junior Statesman Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 70,000
Urban Compass United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
First Tee of North Flordia Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,667
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
The Good Tidings Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Salesian Boys Club, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Caramel Connections United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 616,749

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13110 records found.