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.

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Nantucket Boys & Girls Club, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Dressage Foundation Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Oregon Robotics Tournament & Outreach Program N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 65,000
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Boy Scouts of America Council Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Junior Rover Wrestling Club Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Girls on the Run of Silicon Valley Incorporated Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Central Park Conservancy, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
The School Garden Project of Lane County N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 400
Chicago Freedom School N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 121,000
Pleasanton Girls Softball League Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Greene Scholars Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 325,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 595,600

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Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Educate! CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Foster City Youth Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Will-Cook-Kankakee Youth Association IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Victory Ranch Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Girls Incorporated of the Central Coast CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
10,000 Degrees CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Union City Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Magical Bridge Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Positive Coaching Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,550
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Friends for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Squashdrive CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Safe Passages CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 286,050

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