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.

Grantee Bay Area County State Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Plutus Foundation Inc. N/A PA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Sankaty Head Foundation, Inc. N/A MA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Pando Initiative, Inc. N/A KS United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Fremont Girls Sports Association Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Carmel Community Girls Softball Incorporated N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Livermore Diablos Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Boys and Girls Club of the Big Island N/A HI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Works West Inc Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,650,000
Alliance for Girls Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Create Good Foundation N/A WA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
West County Softball Association Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
No Excuses Unlimited N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
San Francisco Elite Academy San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 1,820,800

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Fit Kids Foundation Inc San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Millbrae Girls Softball Association San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Camp Augusta Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Salesian Boys Club, Inc. San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Children at Risk Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
AIESEC Italia N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Benicia Girls Softball Association Solano Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Pathways for Kids San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Youth Radio Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Youth Community Service, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Vida Joven de Mexico N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Santa Rosa All City Girls Softball League Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Shakopee Youth Football Association N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
Old Skool Cafe San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 118,450

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Greenhouse Scholars CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Monterey Pony-Colt League Incorporated CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
National Recreation & Park Association VA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Adventure Risk Challenge CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Silicon Valley Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Quest Scholars Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Art of Yoga Project CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Girls Incorporated NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Greene Scholars CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Santa Rosa All City Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Big Brothers and Big Sisters of New York City Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Friends for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Caramel Connections CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Youth Leadership Institute CA Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 68,333
Page SUM 480,083

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Fit Kids Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Millbrae Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Camp Augusta Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Salesian Boys Club, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Children at Risk Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
AIESEC Italia Italy Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Benicia Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Pathways for Kids United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Vida Joven de Mexico United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Santa Rosa All City Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Shakopee Youth Football Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
Old Skool Cafe United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 118,450

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13110 records found.