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)
Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland Inc N/A KS United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
California Clubhouse San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Sonoma Valley Girls Softball Association N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,600
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
The Brotherhood/Sister Sol Inc. N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
National Urban Squash & Education Association Incorporated N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
First Place for Youth Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
JA Worldwide Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 22,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Girls Inc. N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Generation SERVE N/A TX United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Napa Junior Girls Softball League Napa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -99,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 51,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Handful Players Inc. San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Society of St Vincent de Paul N/A OR United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 543,400

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
California Clubhouse San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Sonoma Valley Girls Softball Association N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,600
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
The Brotherhood/Sister Sol Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
National Urban Squash & Education Association Incorporated N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
First Place for Youth Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
JA Worldwide Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 22,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Girls Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Generation SERVE N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Napa Junior Girls Softball League Napa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -99,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 51,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Handful Players Inc. San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Society of St Vincent de Paul N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 543,400

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Clubs of La Habra-Brea CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The School Garden Project of Lane County OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
The Children’s Course Inc OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Santa Clara Swim Club CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Ruling Our Experiences Inc OH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 133,000
Mid-Peninsula Boys & Girls Club, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 450
Vida Joven de Mexico CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Safe Passages CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 18,150
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Napa Valley Girls Fast Pitch Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 382,150

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