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 descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Create Good Foundation N/A WA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
San Mateo County Office of Education San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 55,000
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Friends of Explorer Post 58 N/A OR United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 600
United States Equestrian Team Foundation Inc N/A NJ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 750
Story Project N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 450,000
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Waterside Workshops Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 1,414,825

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Create Good Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
San Mateo County Office of Education San Mateo Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 55,000
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Friends of Explorer Post 58 N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 600
United States Equestrian Team Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 750
Story Project N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 450,000
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Waterside Workshops Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 1,414,825

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
88bikes WA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 26,000
Little League Baseball Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 750
Rehearsal for Life Inc. MA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
10,000 Degrees CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Girls Incorporated of Orange County CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc MA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Magical Bridge Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Colorado Inc. CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Camp Maccabi CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Tahoe Rim Trail Association NV Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 500
Cinnamongirl Inc. CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
San Francisco Recreation and Park Department CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 149,750

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Create Good Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
San Mateo County Office of Education United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 55,000
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Friends of Explorer Post 58 United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 600
United States Equestrian Team Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 750
Story Project United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 450,000
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Waterside Workshops United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 1,414,825

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13280 records found.