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.

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Cloverdale Ponytail League Inc Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Tony Hawk Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Flourish Agenda Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Special Olympics Hawaii Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Orange Coast N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Foster City Youth Softball Association San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Alameda Girls Softball Association Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Our Military Kids, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
West County Softball Association Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
No Excuses Unlimited N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Giveteens20 Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
10,000 Degrees Marin Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,875
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Nicolay Dodov Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 149,325

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Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Southern California Equestrian Sports CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Jose Parks Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Black Girls Code Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Ignite Adaptive Sports CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Camp Sunshine at Sebago Lake, Inc. ME Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Doug Coombs Foundation WY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
ALearn CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Junior Achievement USA CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
First Place for Youth CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Carmel Community Girls Softball Incorporated CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The San Bruno Girls Softball League Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Alliance for Girls CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Community Works West Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,650,000
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology NH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -10,000
The Painted Turtle CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Mateo Youth Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 2,293,500

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