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)
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
Safe Passages Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
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
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Victory Ranch Inc N/A NV United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
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
Daly City Community Service Center San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
United States Olympic Committee N/A CO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs of La Habra-Brea N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
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
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Safe Passages Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
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
Young Life N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Victory Ranch Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
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
Daly City Community Service Center San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
United States Olympic Committee N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs of La Habra-Brea N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
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
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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
National Junior Basketball CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Xtreme Squash CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Stand for Children Leadership Center OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Camp Maccabi CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
California Clubhouse CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Lower East Side Girls Club NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
South San Jose Softball CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Education Fund CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Positive Coaching Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 750
Kelly S Brush Foundation VT Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Magical Bridge Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Pajaro Valley Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Hustle Sports CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 350
Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program Inc FL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 27,582
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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Safe Passages United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
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
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Victory Ranch Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
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
Daly City Community Service Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
United States Olympic Committee United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs of La Habra-Brea United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
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
Page SUM 358,350

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13110 records found.