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)
Schools for Salone N/A WA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Higher Ground Sun Valley Inc N/A ID United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
My New Red Shoes 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 500
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Belvedere Cove Foundation Marin CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Jensen Beach Football & Cheerleading Assoc Inc N/A FL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
The Good Tidings Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Hollister Youth Alliance N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Information Clearinghouse San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 40,000
Stand for Children Leadership Center N/A OR United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Sacramento Asian Sports Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Completely KIDS N/A NE United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 489,500

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
United States Olympic Committee N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
International Youth Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 350
USTA Player Development Incorporated N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
Belmont Youth Softball Association San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Girls Inc of the Pacific Northwest N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Young Life N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Camp Maccabi San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
San Ramon Valley Girls Athletic League Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Arunodhaya Centre for Street and Working Children N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
FoodWhat Incorporated N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Burlingame Girls Softball Association San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 297,350

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Campbell Girls Fastpitch Softball CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Bay Area Urban Debate Commission CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
At the Crossroads CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Greene Scholars CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Educate! CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Foster City Youth Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
10,000 Degrees CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Union City Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Magical Bridge Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 215,500

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
United States Olympic Committee United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
International Youth Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 350
USTA Player Development Incorporated United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
Belmont Youth Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Girls Inc of the Pacific Northwest United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Silicon Valley Children's Fund United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Camp Maccabi United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
San Ramon Valley Girls Athletic League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Arunodhaya Centre for Street and Working Children India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
FoodWhat Incorporated United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Burlingame Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 297,350

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13110 records found.