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 2018, as well as the three 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 represents nearly $1.2 billion in grants made by Silicon Valley Community Foundation in 2018 from donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
Boys and Girls Club of Hawaii N/A HI United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Rohnert Park Swim Club Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
The Painted Turtle N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Albany Berkeley Girls Softball League Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,900
Schools for Salone N/A WA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Higher Ground Sun Valley Inc N/A ID United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Today's Youth Matter Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Urban Compass N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
First Tee of North Flordia Inc. N/A FL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Summer Search San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Epic Transitions San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Build Lebanon Trails N/A OR United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 4,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,667
The Good Tidings Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Hollister Youth Alliance N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Information Clearinghouse San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 40,000
Stand for Children Leadership Center N/A OR United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Sacramento Asian Sports Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
California Alliance of African American Educators Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Kelly S Brush Foundation N/A VT United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Vida Joven de Mexico N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
United States Ski Team Foundation N/A UT United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Almaden Valley Girls Softball League Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Giveteens20 Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Education Fund San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Friends of Davis Rowing Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Birch Rock Camp N/A ME United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs of Brea Placentia Yorba Linda N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Treasure Island Sailing Center Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Community Works West Inc Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,400,000
StreetCode Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Youth Radio Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Quicksilver Swimming Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Today's Youth Matter Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
At the Crossroads San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Lower East Side Girls Club N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
San Carlos Youth Softball Association Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Educate! N/A CO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Summer Search San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Vidya Poshak N/A India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,600
Tony Hawk Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Kids At Hope N/A AZ United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Sierra Service Project N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Francisco Park Conservancy San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 102,098
California Clubhouse San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Thread N/A MD United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
StreetCode Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Lindsey Vonn Foundation N/A OH United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 275
Automotive Mentoring Group Inc N/A IL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Frank Town Open Hearts Ministry Inc N/A TN United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ashburn Travel Hockey Inc N/A VA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
ChildFund Korea N/A South Korea Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Call of the Sea Marin CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Fishing Academy Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 400
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Mateo Youth Softball Association San Mateo 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 15,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Francisco Park Conservancy San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Girls Incorporated of the Central Coast N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
First Place for Youth Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Young America's Foundation N/A VA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Baltimore Squashwise Inc N/A MD United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Half Moon Bay Girls Softball Inc San Mateo 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 25,000
John Lynch Foundation N/A FL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,334
Hope for Life N/A WA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
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