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)
Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program Greater Phi N/A PA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,600
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Playworks Education Energized N/A AZ United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Mid-Peninsula Boys & Girls Club, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Victory Ranch Inc N/A NV United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 750
Promise Worldwide Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
National Junior Basketball Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Hustle Sports N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc N/A IN United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Tahoe-Pyramid Trail Inc. N/A NV United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Aspen Valley Ski-Snowboard Club, Inc. N/A CO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Allston Brighton Youth Hockey Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 18,150
Youth Leadership Institute San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 20,000
Daly City Community Service Center San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
United States Olympic Committee N/A CO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 278,250

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
We Are Family Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Modesto Girls Softball League N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Salute Military Golf Association Inc Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,025
Young Life Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Comp-U-Dopt N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Squashdrive Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Benito Youth Soccer League N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Irish Youth Foundation Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Santa Rosa All City Girls Softball League Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Girls Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
First Place for Youth Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 125,025

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Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Squash On Track CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Livermore Diablos CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
We Are Family Foundation NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Jensen Beach Football & Cheerleading Assoc Inc FL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Spark Program Inc IL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Ramah in the Rockies CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,600
Oregon Robotics Tournament & Outreach Program OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 65,000
Pleasant Hill Baseball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,320
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Wishbone Org CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Hollister Youth Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Will-Cook-Kankakee Youth Association IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Kids At Hope AZ Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 495,120

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Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The University of Sydney Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Griffith University Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 50,480
Wantok Musik Foundation Australia Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
SolarBuddy.org Ltd Australia Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Girl Geek Academy Australia Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 115,480

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