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)
Pacific Grove Pony Baseball Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Tony Hawk Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Spark Program Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Idaho Youth Ranch Inc N/A ID United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust N/A VT United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Aspen Valley Ski-Snowboard Club, Inc. N/A CO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
America SCORES Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Playworks Education Energized N/A AZ United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Adventure Risk Challenge N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Mount Shasta Trail Association Inc. N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Pacifica Girls Softball League San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Gear Alliance, Inc. N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Xtreme Squash Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 281,500

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Pacific Grove Pony Baseball Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Tony Hawk Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Spark Program Inc San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Idaho Youth Ranch Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Aspen Valley Ski-Snowboard Club, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
America SCORES Bay Area San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Playworks Education Energized N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Adventure Risk Challenge N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Mount Shasta Trail Association Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Pacifica Girls Softball League San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Gear Alliance, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Xtreme Squash Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 281,500

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
West County Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 325,000
East Oakland Youth Development Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Girls Incorporated of Alameda County CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Cloverdale Ponytail League Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
Francisco Park Conservancy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 102,098
Turning Green CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Little Steps SC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boy Scouts of America Council CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Camp Augusta Incorporated CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Institute for Applied Tinkering CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Harlem Children's Zone Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Page SUM 1,104,798

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Pacific Grove Pony Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Tony Hawk Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Spark Program Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Idaho Youth Ranch Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Aspen Valley Ski-Snowboard Club, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
America SCORES Bay Area United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Playworks Education Energized United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Adventure Risk Challenge United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Mount Shasta Trail Association Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Pacifica Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Gear Alliance, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Xtreme Squash United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 281,500

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13110 records found.