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)
Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters Association of Los Angeles N/A CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Tahoe Rim Trail Association N/A NV United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 500
San Francisco Recreation and Park Department San Francisco CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Coachart Org N/A CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Coachart Org N/A CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Niroga Institute Alameda CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Niroga Institute Alameda CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Cinnamongirl Inc. Alameda CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Niroga Institute Alameda CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Boy Scouts of America Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
STREAT Ltd. N/A Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,800
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program N/A MI United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Girls To Women San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Page SUM 172,300

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Coachart Org N/A Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Coachart Org N/A Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Niroga Institute Alameda Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Niroga Institute Alameda Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Niroga Institute Alameda Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters Association of Los Angeles N/A Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Cinnamongirl Inc. Alameda Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Tahoe Rim Trail Association N/A Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 500
San Francisco Recreation and Park Department San Francisco Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 4,750
Bahamas Sportfishing and Conservation Corporation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Stars of Tomorrow Youth Development N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Chess-in-the-Schools, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Greater Flint Hockey Association N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 225,000
Page SUM 370,250

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Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Tahoe Rim Trail Association NV Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 500
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Coachart Org CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Coachart Org CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Cinnamongirl Inc. CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
San Francisco Recreation and Park Department CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters Association of Los Angeles CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Niroga Institute CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Niroga Institute CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Niroga Institute CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Handful Players Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Magical Bridge Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Triangle Inc NC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Heros Cup Hockey Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 129,450

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Coachart Org United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Coachart Org United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Enterprise for Youth United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Enterprise for Youth United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Enterprise for Youth United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Enterprise for Youth United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Niroga Institute United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Niroga Institute United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Cinnamongirl Inc. United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Niroga Institute United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters Association of Los Angeles United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Tahoe Rim Trail Association United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 500
San Francisco Recreation and Park Department United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 5,000
California Equine Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
StreetCode Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Friends of Explorer Post 58 United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 600
John Lynch Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,334
Pivotal Connections United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Playworks Education Energized United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 243,434

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