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)
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Little League Baseball Inc Contra Costa CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Tender Education and Arts N/A England Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Community Youth Center Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Cake4kids Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Doug Coombs Foundation N/A WY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boy Scouts of America Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Pertubuhan Pelindung Dan Penyelamat Kanak-Kanak Selangor Dan N/A Malaysia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. N/A Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Girls Incorporated of Orange County N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Chelmsford Police Athletic League Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 228,500

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Little League Baseball Inc Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Tender Education and Arts N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Community Youth Center Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Cake4kids Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Doug Coombs Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boy Scouts of America Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Pertubuhan Pelindung Dan Penyelamat Kanak-Kanak Selangor Dan N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Girls Incorporated of Orange County N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Chelmsford Police Athletic League Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 228,500

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Coachart Org CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 15,000
100 Black Men of Silicon Valley Inc. CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Project Amigo CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 83,000

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