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 descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Wishbone Org San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Youth for Seva N/A India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Kelly S Brush Foundation N/A VT United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Liahona Motu Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Pleasant Hill Baseball Association Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Wishbone Org San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
San Jose Judo Inc Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 125
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Southern California Equestrian Sports N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,200
We Are Family Foundation N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 350,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Jackson Hole Ski Club N/A WY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 704,925

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Wishbone Org San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Youth for Seva N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Kelly S Brush Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Liahona Motu Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Pleasant Hill Baseball Association Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Wishbone Org San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
San Jose Judo Inc Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 125
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Southern California Equestrian Sports N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,200
We Are Family Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 350,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Jackson Hole Ski Club N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 704,925

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Junior Achievement of Northern California CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Gear Alliance, Inc. CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Albany Berkeley Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
No Means No Worldwide VA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada NV Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Spirit of Morgan Hill CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Alliance for Girls CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Tiger Woods Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Carlos Youth Softball Association Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Ft Bragg Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 216,700

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Wishbone Org United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Youth for Seva India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Kelly S Brush Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Liahona Motu Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Pleasant Hill Baseball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Wishbone Org United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
San Jose Judo Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 125
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Southern California Equestrian Sports United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,200
We Are Family Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 350,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Jackson Hole Ski Club United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 704,925

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13110 records found.