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 Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
San Mateo County Sheriffs Activities League San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Irish Youth Foundation Alameda Ireland Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Santa Rosa All City Girls Softball League Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Shakopee Youth Football Association N/A MN United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
Old Skool Cafe San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
United States Olympic Committee N/A CO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 720
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology N/A NH United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
We Are Family Foundation N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Square Peg Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Educate! N/A CO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Monterey Pony-Colt League Incorporated N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
California Clubhouse San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Page SUM 87,870

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Thread N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
SJVRC Organization Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,550
Livermore Girls Softball Association Inc Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Phu Dong Youth Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Bahamas Sportfishing and Conservation Corporation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Safe Passages Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Vision Now N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Dressage Foundation Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Oregon Robotics Tournament & Outreach Program N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 65,000
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Junior Rover Wrestling Club Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Girls on the Run of Silicon Valley Incorporated Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Central Park Conservancy, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Page SUM 463,050

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Liahona Motu Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,300
Summer Search CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Fit Kids Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
At the Crossroads CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,736
Ultimate Impact Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
StreetCode Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,125
Shakopee Youth Football Association MN Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Redwood City Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
California Alliance of African American Educators CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Tony Hawk Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Read With Me Volunteer Programs A California Nonprofit Publi CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 231,361

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Thread United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
SJVRC Organization United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Positive Coaching Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,550
Livermore Girls Softball Association Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Phu Dong Youth Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Bahamas Sportfishing and Conservation Corporation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Safe Passages United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Vision Now United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Dressage Foundation Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Oregon Robotics Tournament & Outreach Program United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 65,000
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Junior Rover Wrestling Club Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Girl Scouts of Northern California United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Girls on the Run of Silicon Valley Incorporated United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Central Park Conservancy, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Page SUM 463,050

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13110 records found.