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)
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Friends for Youth, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Girls Incorporated N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Silicon Valley Girls Softball League Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Wishbone Org San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Lindsey Vonn Foundation N/A OH United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 275
Together We Rise Corporation N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,575
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Singapore Children's Society N/A Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 36,000
Seaside Pony Baseball Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Girls To Women San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
GO Campaign N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 13,000
At the Crossroads San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,736
Page SUM 230,086

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Friends for Youth, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Jose Conservation Corps Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass Metrowest Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Alliance for Girls Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Southern California Equestrian Sports N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Jeremiah's Promise Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
National Recreation & Park Association N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Camp Rainbow Gold, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boys and Girls Club of Stanton N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Foster City Youth Softball Association San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Alameda Girls Softball Association Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Our Military Kids, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Union City Girls Softball Association Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Bnai Brith Youth Organization Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 211,200

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Summer Search CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Urban Compass CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Pando Initiative, Inc. KS Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Pathways for Kids CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Parks Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Positive Coaching Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fishing Academy Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Hope House DC Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 12,500
United States Equestrian Team Foundation Inc NJ Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Generation SERVE TX Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
First Place for Youth CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Liahona Motu Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 205,800

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Friends for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Jose Conservation Corps United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass Metrowest Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Alliance for Girls United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Southern California Equestrian Sports United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Jeremiah's Promise United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
National Recreation & Park Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Camp Rainbow Gold, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boys and Girls Club of Stanton United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Foster City Youth Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Alameda Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Our Military Kids, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Union City Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Bnai Brith Youth Organization Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 211,200

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13110 records found.