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)
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Oregon Robotics Tournament & Outreach Program N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 80,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Summer Search San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Square Peg Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
United States Olympic Committee N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400
StreetCode Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Thread N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Higher Ground Sun Valley Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Life N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Adventure Risk Challenge N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Chelmsford Middle School Hockey Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Stfyc International Yacht Racing Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Love Without Boundaries Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 500
Napa Valley Festival Association N/ANapa Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 95,500
Page SUM 673,675

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Chicago Freedom School IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 165,000
Waterside Workshops CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Girl Scouts of Northern California CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
Square Peg Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Camp Sunshine at Sebago Lake, Inc. ME Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 750
Youth United for Community Action CA Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 500
Ohio Morgan Horse Association OH Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
California Clubhouse CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Centennial Montessori Children S Fund Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200,000
First Place for Youth CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400,000
Positive Coaching Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Seeds of Africa Foundation NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ignite Adaptive Sports CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
San Francisco Recreation and Park Department CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Cinnamongirl Inc. CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters Association of Los Angeles CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 900,950

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