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 descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Burlingame Aquatic Club Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 4,197
Youth Passageways N/A KS United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
10,000 Degrees Marin CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
UK Youth N/A England Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 80,000
My Digital Tat2 Inc Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 16,666
Roudenbush Community Center Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Jeremiah's Promise Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400
Join Hands ESL Inc N/A IL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Ninos y Adolescentes en Armonna A.C. N/A Mexico Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Plutus Foundation Inc. N/A PA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 26,000
Special Hoop Camp Incorporated N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
First Place for Youth Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 450
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 3,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Burlingame Aquatic Club Inc San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 4,197
Youth Passageways N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
10,000 Degrees Marin Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
UK Youth N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 80,000
My Digital Tat2 Inc Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 16,666
Roudenbush Community Center Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Jeremiah's Promise Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400
Join Hands ESL Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Ninos y Adolescentes en Armonna A.C. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Plutus Foundation Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 26,000
Special Hoop Camp Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
First Place for Youth Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 450
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 3,000
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