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 descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Young Mens Christian Association of Boise City Idaho N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 16,550
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Public Allies Silicon Valley N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Citizens for Juvenile Justice, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 45,000
Gutenberg 3.0 Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Rancho Cielo Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
San Francisco Parks Alliance San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Friends for Youth, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Bahamas Sportfishing and Conservation Corporation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Chelmsford High School All Sports Boosters Club Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
East Oakland Youth Development Center Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Asn Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Team Esface Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
For Kids Foundation NV Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Harlem Children's Zone Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Junior State of America Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 66,500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 16,666
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Francisco Parks Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 26,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Youth Radio CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
MeWater Foundation Incorporated CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Miami Bridge Youth and Family Services Inc FL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The San Jose Sports Authority CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Friends for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
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