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)
Global Glimpse Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
StreetCode Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
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
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
We Are Family Foundation N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Southern California Equestrian Sports N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Modesto Girls Softball League 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
California Clubhouse San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Silicon Valley Girls Softball League Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Southern California Equestrian Sports N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Kristi Yamaguchi's Always Dream Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Seaside Pony Baseball Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Girls Incorporated N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 588,170

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Global Glimpse Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
StreetCode Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 720
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
We Are Family Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Southern California Equestrian Sports N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Modesto Girls Softball League N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
California Clubhouse San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Silicon Valley Girls Softball League Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Southern California Equestrian Sports N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Kristi Yamaguchi's Always Dream Foundation Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Seaside Pony Baseball Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Girls Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 588,170

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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 10,000
Treasure Island Sailing Center Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Young Mens Christian Association of Columbia-Willamette OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Salinas Pony Baseball Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Join Hands ESL Inc IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
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
Berthoud Baseball Club Inc CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -500
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
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
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
Page SUM 165,300

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Global Glimpse United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
StreetCode Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 720
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
We Are Family Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Southern California Equestrian Sports United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Modesto Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Positive Coaching Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
California Clubhouse United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Silicon Valley Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Southern California Equestrian Sports United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Kristi Yamaguchi's Always Dream Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Seaside Pony Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Girl Scouts of Northern California United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Girls Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 588,170

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13110 records found.