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)
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 18,000
Washington FIRST Robotics N/A WA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,075
Kyle Pease Foundation Inc N/A GA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Seattle Children's Playgarden N/A WA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 110,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Mid Peninsula Athletic Association Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
School Garden Project of Lane County N/A OR United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Singapore Children's Society N/A Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,313
California Equine Foundation N/A KY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Centennial Montessori Children S Fund Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Child Evangelism Fellowship Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Playworks Education Energized Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Braven Incorporated N/A IL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
St. Francis Sailing Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Upward Roots Inc Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
We Are Family Foundation N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,500
Page SUM 682,363

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 18,000
Washington FIRST Robotics N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,075
Kyle Pease Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Seattle Children's Playgarden N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 110,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Mid Peninsula Athletic Association Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
School Garden Project of Lane County N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Singapore Children's Society N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,313
California Equine Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Centennial Montessori Children S Fund Inc San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Child Evangelism Fellowship Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Playworks Education Energized Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Braven Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
St. Francis Sailing Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Upward Roots Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
We Are Family Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,500
Page SUM 682,363

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Girls Incorporated of Orange County CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Ice Hockey In Harlem Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
Playworks Education Energized CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Colorado Inc. CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
John Burton Advocates for Youth CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
AmericaShare USA Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Summer Search CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Summer Search CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc IN Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Gear Alliance, Inc. CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,282
StreetCode Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 90,000
Citizens for Juvenile Justice, Inc. MA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 45,000
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Future Talent of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 323,557

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 18,000
Washington FIRST Robotics United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,075
Kyle Pease Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Seattle Children's Playgarden United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 110,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Mid Peninsula Athletic Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
School Garden Project of Lane County United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Singapore Children's Society Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,313
California Equine Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Centennial Montessori Children S Fund Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Child Evangelism Fellowship Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Playworks Education Energized United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Braven Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
St. Francis Sailing Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Upward Roots Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
We Are Family Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,500
Page SUM 682,363

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13280 records found.