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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 16,666
No Means No Worldwide N/A VA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Millbrae Girls Softball Association San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Salesian Boys Club, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Children at Risk Inc N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
AIESEC Italia N/A Italy Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Benicia Girls Softball Association Solano CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Pathways for Kids San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Good Tidings Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 225,416

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 16,666
No Means No Worldwide N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Millbrae Girls Softball Association San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Salesian Boys Club, Inc. San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Children at Risk Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
AIESEC Italia N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Benicia Girls Softball Association Solano Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Pathways for Kids San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Good Tidings Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 225,416

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Detroit 300 Conservancy MI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology NH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Outdoor Outreach CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Ramah in the Rockies CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
San Jose Parks Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Palo Alto Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Giveteens20 CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -99,500
Girls Inc of the Pacific Northwest OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Urban Compass CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Information Clearinghouse CA Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 40,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Squashdrive CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Alameda Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Jackson Hole Ski Club WY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 100,300

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Vida Joven de Mexico United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Big Brothers and Big Sisters of New York City Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Parks Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Eagle Island Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Halogen Foundation Singapore Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Olympic Valley Freeride and Freestyle Team United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Hollister Youth Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Oakland Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Liahona Motu Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,300
Los Gatos-Saratoga Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys and Girls Clubs of Bend, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Berthoud Baseball Club Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 139,300

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13110 records found.