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 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)
Hoops4Life Inc N/A CT United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Kyle Pease Foundation Inc N/A GA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Seattle Children's Playgarden N/A WA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Valkyrie Robotics Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Mid Peninsula Athletic Association Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
A Place Called Home N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
School Garden Project of Lane County N/A OR United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Child Evangelism Fellowship Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400
Playworks Education Energized Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Girls Incorporated of the Central Coast N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Heros Cup Hockey Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 127,925

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Hoops4Life Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Kyle Pease Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Seattle Children's Playgarden N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Valkyrie Robotics Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Mid Peninsula Athletic Association Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
A Place Called Home N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
School Garden Project of Lane County N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Child Evangelism Fellowship Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400
Playworks Education Energized Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Girls Incorporated of the Central Coast N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Heros Cup Hockey Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 127,925

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Kyle Pease Foundation Inc GA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Sankaty Head Foundation, Inc. MA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
We Are Family Foundation NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 350,000
Girls Incorporated of Orange County CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Ice Hockey In Harlem Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Playworks Education Energized CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
John Burton Advocates for Youth CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
Camp Sunshine at Sebago Lake, Inc. ME Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Black Girls Code Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
The Specialized Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 400
Epic Transitions CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Friends of Explorer Post 58 OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 600
Niroga Institute CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Tahoe Rim Trail Association NV Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 500
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 844,500

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Hoops4Life Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Kyle Pease Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Seattle Children's Playgarden United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Art of Yoga Project United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Valkyrie Robotics United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Junior Achievement of Northern California United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Mid Peninsula Athletic Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
A Place Called Home United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
School Garden Project of Lane County United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Child Evangelism Fellowship Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400
Playworks Education Energized United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Girls Incorporated of the Central Coast United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Heros Cup Hockey Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 127,925

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13280 records found.