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 ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Victory Ranch Inc Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Junior Statesman Foundation Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 70,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
John Lynch Foundation N/A FL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,334
Hope for Life N/A WA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
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
10,000 Degrees Marin CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
United States Olympic Committee N/A CO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
International Youth Foundation N/A MD United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 350
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
Belmont Youth Softball Association San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Girls Inc of the Pacific Northwest N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 308,684

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Atherton Police Activities League San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Girls On the Run Rhode Island N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Better Eugene-Springfield Transportation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Teen Kitchen Project N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
SLZGSL Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Thread N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,050
Community Cycling Center N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Education Fund San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Friends for Youth, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 1,632,900

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Big Brothers and Big Sisters of New York City Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
USTA Player Development Incorporated FL Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Friends for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Caramel Connections CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Youth Leadership Institute CA Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 68,333
Comp-U-Dopt TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Weston Travel Ball Inc FL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Little League Baseball Inc NV Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Service Year Exchange, Inc. DC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Global Glimpse CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
California Equine Foundation KY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Positive Coaching Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Victory Ranch Inc NV Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
John Lynch Foundation FL Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,334
Spark Program Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Greenhouse Scholars CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Monterey Pony-Colt League Incorporated CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 1,950,167

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