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, and corporate 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)
Schools for Salone N/A WA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Higher Ground Sun Valley Inc N/A ID United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Friends of Davis Rowing Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Today's Youth Matter Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Urban Compass N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
First Tee of North Flordia Inc. N/A FL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Summer Search San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Build Lebanon Trails N/A OR United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 4,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,667
The Good Tidings Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Hollister Youth Alliance N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Information Clearinghouse San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 40,000
Stand for Children Leadership Center N/A OR United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Sacramento Asian Sports Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Completely KIDS N/A NE United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 592,167

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Teen Kitchen Project N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Shakopee Youth Football Association N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
SLZGSL Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Safe Passages Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Thread N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,050
We Are Family Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Community Cycling Center N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Education Fund San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
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
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Comp-U-Dopt N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Page SUM 184,750

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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Teen Kitchen Project United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Shakopee Youth Football Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
Positive Coaching Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
SLZGSL Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Jose Parks Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Safe Passages United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Thread United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,050
We Are Family Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Community Cycling Center United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Education Fund United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
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
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Comp-U-Dopt United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Page SUM 184,750

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13110 records found.