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)
Francisco Park Conservancy San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 102,098
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Braven Incorporated N/A IL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Nantucket Golf Club Foundation, Inc. N/A MA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Squash On Track San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Youth Leadership Institute San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 20,000
Bahamas Sportfishing and Conservation Corporation N/A TX United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Francisco Park Conservancy San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Girls To Women San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Weston Travel Ball Inc N/A FL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Tony Hawk Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust N/A VT United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Millbrae Girls Softball Association San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
No Means No Worldwide N/A VA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Completely KIDS N/A NE United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,796,598

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California Clubhouse San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Thread N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
StreetCode Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Little League Baseball Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 650
Cupertino High School Speech & Debate Boosters Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Birch Rock Camp N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs of Brea Placentia Yorba Linda N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Treasure Island Sailing Center Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Community Works West Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,400,000
Quicksilver Swimming Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Today's Youth Matter Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
At the Crossroads San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Lower East Side Girls Club N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 1,689,850

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
StreetCode Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,125
Shakopee Youth Football Association MN Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Redwood City Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
California Alliance of African American Educators CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Tony Hawk Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Read With Me Volunteer Programs A California Nonprofit Publi CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Automotive Mentoring Group Inc IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Kristi Yamaguchi's Always Dream Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
America SCORES Bay Area CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Girls To Women CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust VT Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Kristi Yamaguchi's Always Dream Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Millbrae Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 195,525

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
California Clubhouse United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Thread United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
StreetCode Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Magical Bridge Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Little League Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 650
Cupertino High School Speech & Debate Boosters United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Birch Rock Camp United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs of Brea Placentia Yorba Linda United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Treasure Island Sailing Center Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Community Works West Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,400,000
Quicksilver Swimming United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Today's Youth Matter United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
At the Crossroads United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Lower East Side Girls Club United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 400
Page SUM 1,680,250

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13110 records found.