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)
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Japanese Community Youth Council San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada N/A NV United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Silent Bot Deadly STEM Education Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
The Good Tidings Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Tony Hawk Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Fremont Freewheelers Race Teamincorporated Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Global Minds Initiative Inc N/A PA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Youth Radio Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boy Scouts of America Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,200
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 250
Mid-Peninsula Boys & Girls Club, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys Club of Wake County Inc N/A NC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
Sheriff Pal Program N/A MI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Community Youth Advance Incorporated N/A MD United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Teens for Food Justice N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,550
Page SUM 235,900

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Japanese Community Youth Council San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Silent Bot Deadly STEM Education Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
The Good Tidings Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Tony Hawk Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Fremont Freewheelers Race Teamincorporated Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Global Minds Initiative Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Youth Radio Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boy Scouts of America Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,200
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 250
Mid-Peninsula Boys & Girls Club, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys Club of Wake County Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
Sheriff Pal Program N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Community Youth Advance Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Teens for Food Justice N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,550
Page SUM 235,900

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Oakland Lacrosse Club CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Boy Scouts of America OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
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
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
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
JA Worldwide Inc. MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 29,900
Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Colorado Inc. CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Silent Bot Deadly STEM Education Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Story Project CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 450,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 681,650

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Japanese Community Youth Council United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Silent Bot Deadly STEM Education Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
The Good Tidings Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Tony Hawk Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Fremont Freewheelers Race Teamincorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Global Minds Initiative Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,200
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 250
Mid-Peninsula Boys & Girls Club, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys Club of Wake County Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
Sheriff Pal Program United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Community Youth Advance Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Teens for Food Justice United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,550
Page SUM 235,900

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13280 records found.