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)
Tony Hawk Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Flourish Agenda Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Orange Coast N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Foster City Youth Softball Association San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Alameda Girls Softball Association Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Our Military Kids, Inc. N/A VA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Union City Girls Softball Association Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Bnai Brith Youth Organization Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Youth Leadership Institute San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 68,333
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Nicolay Dodov Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Mosaic Youth Theater of Detroit N/A MI United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Colts Boys Club Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Austin Science Education Foundation N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 235,583

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Tony Hawk Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Flourish Agenda Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Orange Coast N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
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
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
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
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Youth Leadership Institute San Francisco Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 68,333
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Nicolay Dodov Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Mosaic Youth Theater of Detroit N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Colts Boys Club Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Austin Science Education Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 235,583

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Windsor Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Cupertino High School Speech & Debate Boosters CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
Young Life CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Tony Hawk Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Lowell Jr. High Football Association Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
FoodWhat Incorporated CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Scotts Valley Girls Softball CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
GirlVentures CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 500
Tahoe Rim Trail Association NV Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 500
Coachart Org CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters Association of Los Angeles CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Collective Impact CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,000
Rich May Foundation CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 2,850
Coachart Org CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 252,800

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