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)
East Palo Alto Police Activities League San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 -1,000
Merrimack Valley Robotics Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,200
AI4ALL Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Pivotal Connections Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 300
The Pando Initiative Inc N/A KS United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Beat the Streets Wrestling Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Boys and Girls Club of Delaware Inc N/A DE United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Birch Rock Camp N/A ME United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Girls on the Run of the Bay Area, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Kristi Yamaguchi Always Dream Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Detroit 300 Conservancy N/A MI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,080
Soul of Nations Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,400
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
Page SUM 314,705

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Chelmsford Middle School Hockey Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Stfyc International Yacht Racing Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Love Without Boundaries Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 500
Napa Valley Festival Association N/ANapa Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 95,500
Regional Youth Adult Social Action Partnership Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Tahoe-Pyramid Trail Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
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 11,000
Sonoma Valley Teen Services Sonoma Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Summer Search San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Square Peg Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
United States Squash Racquets Association Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Libertys Kitchen N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boy Scouts of America Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
StreetCode Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Friends of Camp Mather San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 349,300

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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Chelmsford Middle School Hockey Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Stfyc International Yacht Racing Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Love Without Boundaries Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 500
Napa Valley Festival Association United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 95,500
Regional Youth Adult Social Action Partnership Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Tahoe-Pyramid Trail Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Magical Bridge Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Magical Bridge Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Positive Coaching Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
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 11,000
Sonoma Valley Teen Services United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Summer Search United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Square Peg Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
United States Squash Racquets Association Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Libertys Kitchen United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
StreetCode Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Friends of Camp Mather United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 349,300

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13280 records found.