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 descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Camp Augusta Incorporated N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 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
Boy Scouts of America N/A MO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sonoma Valley Teen Services N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Summer Search San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
South San Jose Softball Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
USTA Player Development Incorporated N/A FL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Page SUM 460,400

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Camp Augusta Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 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
Boy Scouts of America N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sonoma Valley Teen Services N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Summer Search San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
South San Jose Softball Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
USTA Player Development Incorporated N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Page SUM 460,400

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Pando Initiative, Inc. KS Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Pathways for Kids CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Parks Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Positive Coaching Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fishing Academy Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Hope House DC Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 12,500
United States Equestrian Team Foundation Inc NJ Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Generation SERVE TX Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
First Place for Youth CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Liahona Motu Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Girls Incorporated of the Central Coast CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Create Good Foundation WA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust VT Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 214,050

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Girls Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Generation SERVE United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Napa Junior Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Camp Augusta Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -99,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 51,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Handful Players Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Society of St Vincent de Paul United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sonoma Valley Teen Services United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Summer Search United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
South San Jose Softball United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
USTA Player Development Incorporated United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Page SUM 460,400

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13110 records found.