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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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 ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Griffith University N/A QLD Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 3,100
University of Melbourne N/A VIC Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 105,825
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 165,925

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25 records found.
Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Central Park Conservancy, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mid-Peninsula Boys & Girls Club, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Young Life N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Victory Ranch Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Playworks Education Energized N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
National Junior Basketball Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boy Scouts of America N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
Hustle Sports N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
StreetCode Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Allston Brighton Youth Hockey Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Youth Leadership Institute San Francisco Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 20,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 18,150
Pacific Grove Pony Baseball Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Tony Hawk Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Spark Program Inc San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Idaho Youth Ranch Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 213,550

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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
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
Boys & Girls Clubs of Brea Placentia Yorba Linda CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 82,679
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Educate! CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Foster City Youth Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Greene Scholars CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program Inc FL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 27,582
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,045
West County Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boy Scouts of America OH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Page SUM 312,256

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Griffith University Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 3,100
University of Melbourne Australia Education Donor Advised 2018 105,825
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 165,925

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25 records found.