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)
Junior Achievement USA N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 21,500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
At the Crossroads San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,736
North Monterey County Youth Softball Association N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Bahamas Sportfishing and Conservation Corporation N/A TX United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
StreetCode Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
ALearn Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Tahoe Cross-Country Ski Education Association, Inc. N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Chess-in-the-Schools, Inc. N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
StreetCode Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 90,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Santa Clara Swim Club Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
JA Worldwide Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
San Jose Judo Inc Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 125
Moms Against Poverty San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Tech Girls Movement Foundation Ltd. San Mateo Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,320
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 656,181

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
Belmont Youth Softball Association San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Girls Inc of the Pacific Northwest N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
New York Road Runners Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 650
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
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
10,000 Degrees Marin Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
United States Olympic Committee N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 87,650

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Bay Area Urban Debate Commission CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
At the Crossroads CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,500
We Are Family Foundation NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Girls Incorporated of the Central Coast CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
10,000 Degrees CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Union City Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Magical Bridge Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 215,500

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