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)
Thread N/A MD United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
SJVRC Organization Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,550
Livermore Girls Softball Association Inc Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Phu Dong Youth Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Bahamas Sportfishing and Conservation Corporation N/A TX United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Doug Coombs Foundation N/A WY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Northern Calfornia AmericanSaddlebred Horse Association Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
East Oakland Youth Development Center Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Boy Scouts of America N/A OH United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Nantucket Boys & Girls Club, Inc. N/A MA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Dressage Foundation Inc. N/A NE United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. N/A Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Oregon Robotics Tournament & Outreach Program N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 65,000
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Junior Rover Wrestling Club Inc N/A PA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc N/A IN United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 455,450

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Thread N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
SJVRC Organization Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,550
Livermore Girls Softball Association Inc Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Phu Dong Youth Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Bahamas Sportfishing and Conservation Corporation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Doug Coombs Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Northern Calfornia AmericanSaddlebred Horse Association Sonoma Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
East Oakland Youth Development Center Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Boy Scouts of America N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Nantucket Boys & Girls Club, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Dressage Foundation Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Oregon Robotics Tournament & Outreach Program N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 65,000
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Junior Rover Wrestling Club Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 455,450

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Northern Calfornia AmericanSaddlebred Horse Association CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Olympic Valley Freeride and Freestyle Team CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Silicon Valley Children's Fund CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Pacific Grove Pony Baseball Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Service Year Exchange, Inc. DC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Hollister Youth Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
United States Olympic Committee CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Southern Arizona Eventing Association AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
National Junior Basketball CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Xtreme Squash CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Stand for Children Leadership Center OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Camp Maccabi CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
California Clubhouse CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 558,250

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Thread United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
SJVRC Organization United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Positive Coaching Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,550
Livermore Girls Softball Association Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Phu Dong Youth Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Bahamas Sportfishing and Conservation Corporation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Doug Coombs Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Northern Calfornia AmericanSaddlebred Horse Association United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
East Oakland Youth Development Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Nantucket Boys & Girls Club, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Dressage Foundation Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Oregon Robotics Tournament & Outreach Program United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 65,000
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Junior Rover Wrestling Club Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Girl Scouts of Northern California United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 455,450

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13110 records found.