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, 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)
Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
StreetCode Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Belmont Youth Softball Association San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Girls Inc of the Pacific Northwest N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Camp Maccabi San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Ramon Valley Girls Athletic League Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc N/A IN United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Higher Ground Sun Valley Inc N/A ID United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
FoodWhat Incorporated N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Burlingame Girls Softball Association San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Liahona Motu Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Palo Alto Soccer Club Inc Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 171,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
First Graduate San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
United States Olympic and Paralympic Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Champions Education Association N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Seattle Children's Playgarden N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Youth Radio Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Ft Bragg Girls Softball Association N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
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
Page SUM 765,250

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Youth Radio CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Fremont Girls Sports Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Victory Junction Gang Camp Inc NC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Greene Scholars CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Francisco Park Conservancy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
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
Girls Incorporated of Alameda County CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Art of Yoga Project CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 500
Tahoe Rim Trail Association NV Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 500
Coachart Org CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters Association of Los Angeles CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Collective Impact CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,000
Rich May Foundation CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 2,850
Page SUM 1,499,100

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Palo Alto Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Live in Peace Inc United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Epic Transitions United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Bob Hayes Invitational Track Meet Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Palo Alto High School Sports Boosters Club United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
California Alliance of African American Educators United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Black Girls Code Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Little League Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Tender Education and Arts England Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Community Youth Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Chew and Belfield Neighbors Club Incorporated United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Mateo Police Activities League United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 348,000

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13110 records found.