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)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Xtreme Squash Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Son of a Saint N/A LA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Squashdrive Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Project Goal Inc N/A RI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pajaro Valley Girls Softball League N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,320
Safe Passages Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Vision Now N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
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
Girls To Women San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 248,320

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Seeds of Africa Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Young Life N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Mad River Girls Fastpitch Softball Association N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Little Steps N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Girls Incorporated of Alameda County Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Arunodhaya Centre for Street and Working Children N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Alliance for Girls Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
East Palo Alto Boxing Club Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Camp Sunshine at Sebago Lake, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Son of a Saint N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Squashdrive Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Project Goal Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 140,800

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Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
California Clubhouse CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
GO Campaign CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Liahona Motu Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Orchard Valley Youth Soccer League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 21,500
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Teen Kitchen Project CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Chelmsford Police Athletic League Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Sankaty Head Foundation, Inc. MA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Austin Science Education Foundation TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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
Page SUM 119,600

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