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 descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Napa Valley Festival Association N/ANapa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 95,500
Regional Youth Adult Social Action Partnership Inc N/A CT United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Tahoe-Pyramid Trail Inc. N/A NV United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Summer Search San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Square Peg Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
United States Olympic Committee N/A CO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400
StreetCode Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Thread N/A MD United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Higher Ground Sun Valley Inc N/A ID United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Chelmsford Middle School Hockey Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Stfyc International Yacht Racing Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Girls Build N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 616,675

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Napa Valley Festival Association N/ANapa Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 95,500
Regional Youth Adult Social Action Partnership Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Tahoe-Pyramid Trail Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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
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
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
Girls Build N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 616,675

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
We Are Family Foundation NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 350,000
Girls Incorporated of Orange County CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Ice Hockey In Harlem Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
Playworks Education Energized CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Colorado Inc. CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
John Burton Advocates for Youth CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Specialized Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 400
Epic Transitions CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Friends of Explorer Post 58 OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 600
Red Hook Initiative NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Spark Program Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
HRJ Charities Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
HRJ Charities Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
AI4ALL CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Art of Yoga Project CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 681,500

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