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)
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Youth Leadership Institute San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Ride a Wave Foundation Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
TrueChild Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 210,000
Alliance for Youth Organizing N/A DC United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Vidya Poshak N/A India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,500
Watson N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 471,100

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Youth Leadership Institute San Francisco Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Ride a Wave Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
TrueChild Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 210,000
Alliance for Youth Organizing N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Vidya Poshak N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,500
Watson N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 471,100

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Mountains 2 Sea CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Education Fund Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Boys & Girls Clubs Of Garden Grove Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,900
Community Cycling Center OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Girls on the Run New Hampshire NH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
San Mateo Police Activities League CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Chelmsford Police Athletic League Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Treasure Island Sailing Center Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Liahona Motu Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
California Equine Foundation KY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Summer Search CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Fishermans Wharf Association of San Francisco CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 280,000
Page SUM 625,400

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Youth Leadership Institute United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Ride a Wave Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
TrueChild Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 210,000
Alliance for Youth Organizing United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
San Jose Parks Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Vidya Poshak India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,500
Watson United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 471,100

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13280 records found.