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)
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Millbrae Girls Softball Association San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Salesian Boys Club, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Children at Risk Inc N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
AIESEC Italia N/A Italy Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Squashdrive Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Benito Youth Soccer League N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Irish Youth Foundation Alameda Ireland Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Santa Rosa All City Girls Softball League Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Shakopee Youth Football Association N/A MN United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
Page SUM 78,700

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Young America's Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Baltimore Squashwise Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Half Moon Bay Girls Softball Inc San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
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
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
International Youth Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 350
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
Page SUM 167,350

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
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
Outdoor Outreach CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Positive Coaching Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,550
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Epic Transitions CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Squashdrive CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Safe Passages CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Clubs of Brea Placentia Yorba Linda CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 82,679
Turning Green CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 331,229

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