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)
San Mateo County Sheriffs Activities League San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Mid-Peninsula Boys & Girls Club, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program Greater Phi N/A PA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,600
Playworks Education Energized N/A AZ United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Adventure Risk Challenge N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Mount Shasta Trail Association Inc. N/A CA 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 50,000
Pacifica Girls Softball League San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Clubs of La Habra-Brea N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Victory Junction Gang Camp Inc N/A NC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hope Center for Kids N/A NE United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Tahoe-Pyramid Trail Inc. N/A NV United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Midnight Golf Program N/A MI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Little League Baseball Inc N/A NV United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust N/A VT United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 286,350

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Mateo County Sheriffs Activities League San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Mid-Peninsula Boys & Girls Club, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program Greater Phi N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,600
Playworks Education Energized N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Adventure Risk Challenge N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Mount Shasta Trail Association Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Pacifica Girls Softball League San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Clubs of La Habra-Brea N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Victory Junction Gang Camp Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hope Center for Kids N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Tahoe-Pyramid Trail Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Midnight Golf Program N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Little League Baseball Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 286,350

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
All Our Kids Inc DC Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
United States Squash Racquets Association Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Juma Ventures CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Pacifica Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Francisco Parks Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Girls Inc of the Pacific Northwest OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Nantucket Boys & Girls Club, Inc. MA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Information Clearinghouse CA Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 40,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,565
First Place for Youth CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Palo Alto Soccer Club Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Black Girls Code Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Positive Coaching Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Palo Alto High School Sports Boosters Club CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Quicksilver Swimming CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 744,365

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Mateo County Sheriffs Activities League United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Mid-Peninsula Boys & Girls Club, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program Greater Phi United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,600
Playworks Education Energized United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Adventure Risk Challenge United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Mount Shasta Trail Association Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Pacifica Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Clubs of La Habra-Brea United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Victory Junction Gang Camp Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hope Center for Kids United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Tahoe-Pyramid Trail Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Midnight Golf Program United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Little League Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 286,350

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13110 records found.