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 ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Jeremiah's Promise Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Oakland Lacrosse Club Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Central Park Conservancy, Inc. N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
CHICAGO RUN N/A IL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Special Hoop Camp Incorporated N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
First Place for Youth Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 450
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 3,000
GO Campaign N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Hope for Life N/A WA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,620
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,900
The Good Tidings Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Tony Hawk Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
UK Youth N/A England Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 80,000
My Digital Tat2 Inc Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 16,666
Page SUM 363,636

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Jeremiah's Promise Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Oakland Lacrosse Club Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Central Park Conservancy, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
CHICAGO RUN N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Special Hoop Camp Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
First Place for Youth Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 450
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 3,000
GO Campaign N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Hope for Life N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,620
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,900
The Good Tidings Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Tony Hawk Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
UK Youth N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 80,000
My Digital Tat2 Inc Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 16,666
Page SUM 363,636

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Pasadena-Foothill Valley YWCA CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Public Allies Silicon Valley WI Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Los Angeles CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Education Partnerships CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Girls on the Run of the Bay Area, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Nantucket Golf Club Foundation, Inc. MA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Atherton Police Activities League CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 105,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Stand for Children Leadership Center OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Francisco Park Conservancy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Join Hands ESL Inc IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Summer Search CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Tony Hawk Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Youth Leadership Institute CA Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Page SUM 757,750

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Jeremiah's Promise United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Oakland Lacrosse Club United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Central Park Conservancy, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
CHICAGO RUN United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Special Hoop Camp Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
First Place for Youth United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 450
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 3,000
GO Campaign United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Hope for Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,620
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,900
The Good Tidings Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Tony Hawk Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
UK Youth England Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 80,000
My Digital Tat2 Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 16,666
Page SUM 363,636

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13280 records found.