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 ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
East Palo Alto Police Activities League San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 -1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300,000
GO Campaign N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Youth Passageways N/A KS United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Detroit 300 Conservancy N/A MI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
At the Crossroads San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
San Mateo County Sheriffs Activities League San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Camp Rainbow Gold, Inc. N/A ID United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Jeremiah's Promise Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Oakland Lacrosse Club Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Central Park Conservancy, Inc. N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
CHICAGO RUN N/A IL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Daly City Community Service Center San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 14,500
Doug Coombs Foundation N/A WY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 655,475

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
East Palo Alto Police Activities League San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 -1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300,000
GO Campaign N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Youth Passageways N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Detroit 300 Conservancy N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
At the Crossroads San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
San Mateo County Sheriffs Activities League San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Camp Rainbow Gold, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Jeremiah's Promise Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Oakland Lacrosse Club Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Central Park Conservancy, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
CHICAGO RUN N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Daly City Community Service Center San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 14,500
Doug Coombs Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 655,475

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Dev Mission CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Oakland Lacrosse Club CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Southern California Equestrian Sports CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Thread MD Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Girls Inc of the Pacific Northwest OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Higher Ground Sun Valley Inc ID Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Pivotal Connections CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Squash On Track CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
United States Squash Racquets Association Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
A New Day Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 34,500
JA Worldwide Inc. MA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,045
Beat the Streets Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Silent Bot Deadly STEM Education Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Boys Club of Wake County Inc NC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 278,995

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
East Palo Alto Police Activities League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 -1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300,000
GO Campaign United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Youth Passageways United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Detroit 300 Conservancy United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
At the Crossroads United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
San Mateo County Sheriffs Activities League United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Camp Rainbow Gold, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Jeremiah's Promise United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Oakland Lacrosse Club United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Central Park Conservancy, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
CHICAGO RUN United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Daly City Community Service Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 14,500
Doug Coombs Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 655,475

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13280 records found.