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)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,250
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Youth Leadership Institute San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 12,000
Los Gatos-Saratoga Girls Softball Association Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation 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 2,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Today's Youth Matter Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Irish Youth Foundation Alameda Ireland Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Parks Alliance San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bay Area Urban Debate Commission Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Page SUM 126,850

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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 15,000
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,250
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Youth Leadership Institute San Francisco Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 12,000
Los Gatos-Saratoga Girls Softball Association Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Today's Youth Matter Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Irish Youth Foundation Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Parks Alliance San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bay Area Urban Debate Commission Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Page SUM 126,850

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust VT Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc IN Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Hetrick-Martin Institute, Inc. NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Educate! CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Bob Hayes Invitational Track Meet Inc FL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Kristi Yamaguchi's Always Dream Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Schools for Salone WA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Mateo County Sheriffs Activities League CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Modesto Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Treehouse Inc MN Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Wishbone Org CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,250
San Benito Youth Soccer League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Generation SERVE TX Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Today's Youth Matter CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 372,250

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Singapore Children's Society Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 16,000
Giveteens20 United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Camp Dudley Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Summer Search United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
South San Jose Softball United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
USTA Player Development Incorporated United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Adventure Cycling Association United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Ultimate Impact Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Youth Leadership Institute United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 12,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Junior Achievement USA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 21,500
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
At the Crossroads United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,736
Page SUM 628,486

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13110 records found.