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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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Old Skool Cafe San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 720
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
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
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
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
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
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Kristi Yamaguchi's Always Dream Foundation Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Special Olympics Hawaii Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 586,695

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Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Camp for All Kids MO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300,000
Mosaic Youth Theater of Detroit MI Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Youth Leadership Institute CA Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 12,000
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
StreetCode Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
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
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
Page SUM 630,920

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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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