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)
Wishbone Org San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Mateo County Office of Education San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Berthoud Baseball Club Inc N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Hollister Youth Alliance N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Benicia Girls Softball Association Solano CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Gear Alliance, Inc. N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Dorchester, Inc. N/A MA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
San Lorenzo Valley Girls Softball N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
FoodWhat Incorporated N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Jensen Beach Football & Cheerleading Assoc Inc N/A FL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 489,500

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Petaluma Girls Softball Association Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Southern Arizona Eventing Association N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Girls Incorporated of Orange County N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Chelmsford Police Athletic League Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Southern California Equestrian Sports N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,800
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Global Glimpse Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
StreetCode Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Camp Ker-Anna N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Enfoque Ciudad N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Lowell Jr. High Football Association Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Education Foundation for African Children N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
JA Worldwide Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Piedmont Baseball Foundation Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Southern California Equestrian Sports N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 131,400

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Mad River Girls Fastpitch Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Bahamas Sportfishing and Conservation Corporation TX Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Friends for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Lindsey Vonn Foundation OH Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 275
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 28,000
SJVRC Organization CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Future Talent of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology NH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Phu Dong Youth Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Vision Now TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
San Mateo County Office of Education CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Hollister Youth Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Will-Cook-Kankakee Youth Association IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,900
Victory Ranch Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Junior Statesman Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 70,000
Page SUM 264,875

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Petaluma Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Southern Arizona Eventing Association United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Girls Incorporated of Orange County United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Chelmsford Police Athletic League Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Southern California Equestrian Sports United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,800
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Global Glimpse United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
StreetCode Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Camp Ker-Anna United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Enfoque Ciudad United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Lowell Jr. High Football Association Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Education Foundation for African Children United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
JA Worldwide Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Piedmont Baseball Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Southern California Equestrian Sports United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 131,400

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13110 records found.