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 ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Cinnamongirl Inc. Alameda CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
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
Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters Association of Los Angeles N/A CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 20,000
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
Niroga Institute Alameda CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
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
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 250
LA's BEST N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 20,000
Pivotal Connections Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 152,900

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Cinnamongirl Inc. Alameda Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Coachart Org N/A Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Coachart Org N/A Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters Association of Los Angeles N/A Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 2,500
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
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
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 250
LA's BEST N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 20,000
Pivotal Connections Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 152,900

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Niroga Institute CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
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
Tahoe Rim Trail Association NV Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 500
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Cinnamongirl Inc. CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters Association of Los Angeles CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 20,000
San Francisco Recreation and Park Department CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Coachart Org CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Coachart Org CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 10,000
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 Mens Christian Association of Greater Houston Area TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Playworks Education Energized CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Belvedere Cove Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 197,250

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Cinnamongirl Inc. United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
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
Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters Association of Los Angeles United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 20,000
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
Niroga Institute United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
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
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 250
LA's BEST United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Live in Peace Inc United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 20,000
Pivotal Connections United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 152,900

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13280 records found.