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 ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Public Allies Silicon Valley N/A WI United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Citizens for Juvenile Justice, Inc. N/A MA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 45,000
Gutenberg 3.0 Foundation N/A Bulgaria Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Rancho Cielo Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
San Francisco Parks Alliance San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Friends for Youth, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Little Steps N/A SC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
10,000 Degrees Marin CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Quest Scholars Program Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Chelmsford High School All Sports Boosters Club Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
East Oakland Youth Development Center Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters Inc N/A KS United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Asn Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 233,700

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Public Allies Silicon Valley N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Citizens for Juvenile Justice, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 45,000
Gutenberg 3.0 Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Rancho Cielo Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
San Francisco Parks Alliance San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Friends for Youth, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Little Steps N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
10,000 Degrees Marin Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Quest Scholars Program Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Chelmsford High School All Sports Boosters Club Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
East Oakland Youth Development Center Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Asn Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 233,700

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
California Clubhouse CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
The Young Mens Christian Association of Boise City Idaho ID Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 16,550
Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters Inc KS Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
AAUW Florida Supporting Foundation Inc FL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Santa Cruz Little League CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Self Enhancement Inc OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Bend, Inc. OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Nicolay Dodov Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
CHICAGO RUN IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Eluna PA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Girls Build OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
10,000 Degrees CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Pivotal Connections CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
School Garden Project of Lane County OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 225,250

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Positive Coaching Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Public Allies Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Art of Yoga Project United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Citizens for Juvenile Justice, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 45,000
Gutenberg 3.0 Foundation Bulgaria Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Rancho Cielo Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
San Francisco Parks Alliance United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Friends for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Future Talent of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Little Steps United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
10,000 Degrees United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Quest Scholars Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Chelmsford High School All Sports Boosters Club Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
East Oakland Youth Development Center United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Asn United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 233,700

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13280 records found.