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)
Son of a Saint N/A LA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Educate! N/A CO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Safe Passages Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Tiger Woods Foundation Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Girls on the Run of Collier County Inc N/A FL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Cake4kids Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
USTA Player Development Incorporated N/A FL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boy Scouts of America Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Pertubuhan Pelindung Dan Penyelamat Kanak-Kanak Selangor Dan N/A Malaysia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Girls Incorporated of Orange County N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 466,200

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Son of a Saint N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Educate! N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Safe Passages Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Tiger Woods Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Girls on the Run of Collier County Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Cake4kids Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
USTA Player Development Incorporated N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boy Scouts of America Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Pertubuhan Pelindung Dan Penyelamat Kanak-Kanak Selangor Dan N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Young Life N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Girls Incorporated of Orange County N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 466,200

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Squash On Track CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Livermore Diablos CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Alliance for Girls CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
We Are Family Foundation NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Today's Youth Matter CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Rohnert Park Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
JA Worldwide Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 22,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Boy Scouts of America OH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
Chess-in-the-Schools, Inc. NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sierra Service Project CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Thread MD Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Cake4kids CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc IN Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Bnai Brith Youth Organization Inc. DC Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Girls Inc. NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Page SUM 441,900

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Son of a Saint United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Educate! United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Safe Passages United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Tiger Woods Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Girls on the Run of Collier County Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Cake4kids United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
USTA Player Development Incorporated United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
San Jose Parks Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Pertubuhan Pelindung Dan Penyelamat Kanak-Kanak Selangor Dan Malaysia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Girls Incorporated of Orange County United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 466,200

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13110 records found.