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 descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Community Youth Center Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Chew and Belfield Neighbors Club Incorporated N/A PA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Mateo Police Activities League San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
JA Worldwide Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 13,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Girls Incorporated of Orange County N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Chelmsford Police Athletic League Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Southern California Equestrian Sports N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,800
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Camp Ker-Anna N/A RI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Enfoque Ciudad N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Lowell Jr. High Football Association Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 192,600

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
United States Squash Racquets Association Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boy Scouts of America Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Girls To Women San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Junior Achievement USA N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 21,500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
At the Crossroads San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,736
North Monterey County Youth Softball Association N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Novato Girls Softball Association Marin Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Treehouse Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Bentonville Basketball Club Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Good Samaritan Center of San Antonio N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Vida Joven de Mexico N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Page SUM 523,736

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Jose Parks Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Community Works West Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,400,000
Southern California Equestrian Sports CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oakland Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Alliance for Girls CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Girls Incorporated of Orange County CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Live in Peace Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Junior Rover Wrestling Club Inc PA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Austin Science Education Foundation TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Squash On Track CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Girl Scouts of Northern California CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Our Military Kids, Inc. VA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 1,517,800

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
United States Squash Racquets Association Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Jose Parks Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Girls To Women United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Junior Achievement USA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 21,500
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
At the Crossroads United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,736
North Monterey County Youth Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Novato Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Treehouse Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Bentonville Basketball Club Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Art of Yoga Project United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Good Samaritan Center of San Antonio United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Vida Joven de Mexico United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Page SUM 523,736

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13110 records found.