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)
Griffith University N/A QLD Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The University of Sydney N/A NSW Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Wantok Musik Foundation N/A VIC Australia Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
SolarBuddy.org Ltd N/A QLD Australia Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Girl Geek Academy N/A Australia Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 165,000

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25 records found.
Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Mosaic Youth Theater of Detroit N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Colts Boys Club Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Austin Science Education Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Greene Scholars Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Join Hands ESL Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Summer Search San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Plutus Foundation Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Sankaty Head Foundation, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Pando Initiative, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Fremont Girls Sports Association Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Carmel Community Girls Softball Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Livermore Diablos Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Outdoor Outreach N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 221,500

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Southern Arizona Eventing Association AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Los Gatos-Saratoga Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Boys and Girls Club of the Big Island HI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
She's the First Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Youth Radio CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sonoma Valley Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Outdoor Outreach CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
California Equine Foundation KY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Shane's Inspiration CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Fit Kids Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 18,150
Page SUM 429,400

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Griffith University Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The University of Sydney Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 8,000
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 165,000

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25 records found.