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)
Girls Build N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Rehearsal for Life Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 11,000
Sonoma Valley Teen Services Sonoma Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Summer Search San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Square Peg Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
United States Squash Racquets Association Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Libertys Kitchen N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boy Scouts of America Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Boys & Girls Aid Society of Oregon N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
StreetCode Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 18,000
Young Life N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Pivotal Connections Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
Chelmsford Police Athletic League Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Girls in the Game NFP N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 458,800

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Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Safe Passages CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. DC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Poway-Midland Railroad Volunteers Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Beat the Streets Wrestling Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Cafe Momentum TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Children at Risk Inc TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 19,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Kristi Yamaguchi Always Dream Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Art of Yoga Project CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Burlingame Aquatic Club Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,300
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 -10,000
Burlingame Aquatic Club Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 4,197
Union City Youth Soccer League CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,750
We Are Family Foundation NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,500
Girls Incorporated of Alameda County CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Pivotal Connections CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 300
Page SUM 217,047

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Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Jane Goodall Institute Australia Ltd Australia Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 32,070
Page SUM 32,070

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