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)
Step for Bulgaria Foundation N/A Bulgaria Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Building Skills Partnership N/A CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Upwardly Global San Francisco CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Little League Baseball Inc N/A IL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 650
Orchard Valley Youth Soccer League Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
United States Olympic Committee N/A CO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
San Mateo County Sheriffs Activities League San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Mid-Peninsula Boys & Girls Club, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program Greater Phi N/A PA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,600
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Victory Ranch Inc N/A NV United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Playworks Education Energized N/A AZ United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
National Junior Basketball Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Hustle Sports N/A 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 500
Youth Radio Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc N/A IN United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
MyPath San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pacific Grove Pony Baseball Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Tony Hawk Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Spark Program Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Idaho Youth Ranch Inc N/A ID United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust N/A VT United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Friends for Youth, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Aspen Valley Ski-Snowboard Club, Inc. N/A CO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
America SCORES Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Playworks Education Energized N/A AZ United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Tech Girls Movement Foundation Ltd. San Mateo Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Adventure Risk Challenge N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Mount Shasta Trail Association Inc. N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Pacifica Girls Softball League San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
United States Olympic Committee N/A CO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs of La Habra-Brea N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Hope Center for Kids N/A NE United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Tahoe-Pyramid Trail Inc. N/A NV United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Midnight Golf Program N/A MI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Little League Baseball Inc N/A NV United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust N/A VT United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Victory Ranch Inc Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Allston Brighton Youth Hockey Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Youth Leadership Institute San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 20,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 18,150
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Columbia-Willamette N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
International Youth Foundation N/A MD United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Pajaro Valley Girls Softball League N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sports Humanitarian Group, Inc. N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Kristi Yamaguchi's Always Dream Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Ramah in the Rockies N/A CO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,600
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Palo Alto Girls Softball League Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Xtreme Squash Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Palo Alto High School Sports Boosters Club Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
California Alliance of African American Educators Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Little League Baseball Inc Contra Costa CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Tender Education and Arts N/A England Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Community Youth Center Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Chew and Belfield Neighbors Club Incorporated N/A PA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Mateo Police Activities League San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Camping & Education Foundation N/A OH United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
JA Worldwide Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 13,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,565
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Petaluma Girls Softball Association Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bob Hayes Invitational Track Meet Inc N/A FL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Youth Radio Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Enfoque Ciudad N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
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