Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

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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)
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Vision Now N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
TrueChild Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Chicago Freedom School N/A IL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 121,000
Alliance for Girls Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Seattle Children's Playgarden N/A WA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Youth Radio Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Ft Bragg Girls Softball Association N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Students for Service Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 325,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Braven Incorporated N/A IL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Peninsula Bridge Program 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 1,700
Page SUM 774,725

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
California Clubhouse San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Sonoma Valley Girls Softball Association N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,600
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Irish Youth Foundation Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
National Urban Squash & Education Association Incorporated N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Quest Scholars Program Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Rancho Cielo Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,045
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 750
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Girls To Women San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 28,000
Mountain View Los Altos Girls Softball League Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 84,645

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Colts Boys Club Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Hetrick-Martin Institute, Inc. NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Summer Search CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Braven Incorporated IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Summer Search CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust VT Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Parks Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fishing Academy Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 28,000
Ride a Wave Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Liahona Motu Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Junior Achievement of Northern California CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Windsor Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 720
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Youth Radio CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Central Park Conservancy, Inc. NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 792,720

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Children at Risk Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
California Clubhouse United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Sonoma Valley Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,600
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Irish Youth Foundation Ireland Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
National Urban Squash & Education Association Incorporated United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Quest Scholars Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Rancho Cielo Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,045
Positive Coaching Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 750
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Girls To Women United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 28,000
Mountain View Los Altos Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 84,645

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13110 records found.