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)
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,900
The Good Tidings Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Tony Hawk Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
UK Youth N/A England Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 80,000
My Digital Tat2 Inc Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 16,666
At the Crossroads San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Roudenbush Community Center Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Camp Sunshine at Sebago Lake, Inc. N/A ME United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
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
California Clubhouse San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
First Place for Youth Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
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
Page SUM 717,616

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,900
The Good Tidings Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Tony Hawk Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
UK Youth N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 80,000
My Digital Tat2 Inc Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 16,666
At the Crossroads San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Roudenbush Community Center Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Camp Sunshine at Sebago Lake, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
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
California Clubhouse San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
First Place for Youth Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Japanese Community Youth Council San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 717,616

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
In4All OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 7,000
Backpack Buddies Inc. VA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Special Olympics Massachusetts, Inc. MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
US Speedskating UT Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 3,000
Love Without Boundaries Foundation AK Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 500
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Education Fund CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
TrueChild Inc. DC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Upward Roots Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Fremont Freewheelers Race Teamincorporated CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Nantucket Boys & Girls Club, Inc. MA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
San Mateo Police Activities League CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Chelmsford Police Athletic League Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 155,000

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,900
The Good Tidings Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Tony Hawk Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
UK Youth England Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 80,000
My Digital Tat2 Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 16,666
At the Crossroads United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Roudenbush Community Center Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Camp Sunshine at Sebago Lake, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
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
California Clubhouse United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
First Place for Youth United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Japanese Community Youth Council United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 717,616

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13280 records found.