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 descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
SLZGSL Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Thread N/A MD United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,050
Community Cycling Center N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Education Fund San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Friends for Youth, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Jose Conservation Corps Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass Metrowest Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Alliance for Girls Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. N/A NSW Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Southern California Equestrian Sports N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Jeremiah's Promise Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
National Recreation & Park Association N/A VA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 1,666,100

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Stand for Children Leadership Center N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Sacramento Asian Sports Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Completely KIDS N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Kelly S Brush Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
United States Ski Team Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Almaden Valley Girls Softball League Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Giveteens20 Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Vida Joven de Mexico N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Friends of Davis Rowing Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Tech Girls Movement Foundation Ltd. San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Today's Youth Matter Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Urban Compass N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 409,700

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Coachart Org CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 15,000
100 Black Men of Silicon Valley Inc. CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Project Amigo CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 83,000

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