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 ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Braven Incorporated N/A IL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
First Graduate San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
United States Olympic and Paralympic Foundation N/A CO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Champions Education Association N/A Taiwan (R.O.C.) Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Lorenzo Valley Girls Softball N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 16,666
No Means No Worldwide N/A VA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
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
Will-Cook-Kankakee Youth Association N/A IL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Millbrae Girls Softball Association San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
StreetCode Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 872,166

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Braven Incorporated N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
First Graduate San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
United States Olympic and Paralympic Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Champions Education Association N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Lorenzo Valley Girls Softball N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 16,666
No Means No Worldwide N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Will-Cook-Kankakee Youth Association N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Millbrae Girls Softball Association San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
StreetCode Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 872,166

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Detroit 300 Conservancy MI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology NH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,667
San Jose Parks Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Palo Alto Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Giveteens20 CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Southern California Equestrian Sports CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Together We Rise Corporation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,575
Youth Leadership Institute CA Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 20,000
First Tee of North Flordia Inc. FL Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Squashdrive CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Alameda Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Jackson Hole Ski Club WY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Girls Incorporated of Greater Lowell MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 195,742

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Braven Incorporated United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
First Graduate United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
United States Olympic and Paralympic Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Champions Education Association Taiwan (R.O.C.) Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Lorenzo Valley Girls Softball United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Magical Bridge Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 16,666
No Means No Worldwide United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Positive Coaching Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Will-Cook-Kankakee Youth Association United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Millbrae Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
StreetCode Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 872,166

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13110 records found.