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)
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Build Lebanon Trails N/A OR United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 4,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
AI4ALL Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
San Mateo County Office of Education San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 55,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 26,000
Camp Dudley Foundation Inc N/A NY 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
Camp for All Kids N/A MO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
United States Equestrian Team Foundation Inc N/A NJ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Metro Squash NFP N/A IL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Chicago Freedom School N/A IL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 165,000
Story Project N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 450,000
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Page SUM 828,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Build Lebanon Trails N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 4,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
AI4ALL Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
San Mateo County Office of Education San Mateo Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 55,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 26,000
Camp Dudley 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
Camp for All Kids N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
United States Equestrian Team Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Metro Squash NFP N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Chicago Freedom School N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 165,000
Story Project N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 450,000
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Page SUM 828,000

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Square Peg Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
United States Olympic and Paralympic Foundation CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 795,833
LA's BEST CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
California Clubhouse CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
First Place for Youth CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Positive Coaching Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,900
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Stoked Mentoring Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Eagle Island Inc NJ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 40,000
About-Face Media Literacy Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Seattle Children's Playgarden WA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Chicago Mariachi Project IL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 1,036,933

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Build Lebanon Trails United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 4,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
AI4ALL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
San Mateo County Office of Education United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 55,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 26,000
Camp Dudley 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
Camp for All Kids United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
United States Equestrian Team Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Harlem Children's Zone Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Metro Squash NFP United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Chicago Freedom School United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 165,000
Story Project United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 450,000
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Page SUM 828,000

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13280 records found.