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.

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Oakland Parks and Recreation Foundation Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Society of St Vincent de Paul N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Special Olympics North Carolina, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ujiri Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Girls on the Run of Silicon Valley Incorporated Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Projectcsgirls N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,080
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
The Good Tidings Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Painted Turtle N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
EDGE Youth Leadership Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Youth Radio Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
Minds Matter N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 7,000
Nantucket Boys & Girls Club, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
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Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Summer Search CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc IN Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Live in Peace Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,282
StreetCode Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 90,000
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
EDGE Youth Leadership CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Movement Strategy Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Positive Coaching Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 9,500
Santa Clara Swim Club CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Stephen J. Wampler Foundation, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Girls To Women CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Central Park Conservancy, Inc. NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Collective Impact CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Dev Mission CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
At the Crossroads CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
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