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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
ChildFund Korea N/A South Korea Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Friends for Youth, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Call of the Sea Marin CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Fishing Academy Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 400
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Mateo Youth Softball Association San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Youth Radio Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Francisco Park Conservancy San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Girls Incorporated of the Central Coast N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
First Place for Youth Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Young America's Foundation N/A VA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Baltimore Squashwise Inc N/A MD United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Half Moon Bay Girls Softball Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 1,712,150

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Liahona Motu Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Friends for Youth, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Eagle Island Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Youth Radio Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Southern California Equestrian Sports N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Francisco Park Conservancy San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Bahamas Sportfishing and Conservation Corporation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
California Equine Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ashburn Travel Hockey Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Victory Ranch Inc Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Junior Statesman Foundation Inc San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 70,000
Tahoe Cross-Country Ski Education Association, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Chess-in-the-Schools, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jensen Beach Football & Cheerleading Assoc Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Ramon Valley Girls Athletic League Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 1,721,950

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Summer Search CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Benicia Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Salesian Boys Club, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Belvedere Cove Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Good Tidings Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Playworks Education Energized AZ Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Bahamas Sportfishing and Conservation Corporation TX Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc MA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust VT Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc IN Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Hetrick-Martin Institute, Inc. NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Educate! CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Bob Hayes Invitational Track Meet Inc FL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Kristi Yamaguchi's Always Dream Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Youth Radio CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
America SCORES Bay Area CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Girls To Women CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 226,700

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
ChildFund Korea South Korea Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Friends for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Call of the Sea United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Fishing Academy Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 400
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Mateo Youth Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Francisco Park Conservancy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Girls Incorporated of the Central Coast United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
First Place for Youth United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Young America's Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Baltimore Squashwise Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Half Moon Bay Girls Softball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 1,712,150

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13110 records found.