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)
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Summer Search San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Build Lebanon Trails N/A OR United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,700
Today's Youth Matter Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
At the Crossroads San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Lower East Side Girls Club N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
San Carlos Youth Softball Association Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Vidya Poshak N/A India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,600
Tony Hawk Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Kids At Hope N/A AZ United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Sierra Service Project N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Francisco Park Conservancy San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 102,098
Young Peoples Leadership Foundation Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
California Clubhouse San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Thread N/A MD United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
StreetCode Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 620,098

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Girls Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
First Place for Youth Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Together We Rise Corporation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,575
Singapore Children's Society N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 36,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,125
United States Equestrian Team Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Square Peg Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Educate! N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Monterey Pony-Colt League Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
California Clubhouse San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Silicon Valley Girls Softball League Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Southern California Equestrian Sports N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Kristi Yamaguchi's Always Dream Foundation Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
California Clubhouse San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 667,150

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Seattle Children's Playgarden WA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Mountain View Los Altos Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Giveteens20 CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Bentonville Basketball Club Inc AR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
International Childrens Assistance Network Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Seaside Pony Baseball Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Didtechnology Inc GA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 425
Live in Peace Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Little League Baseball Inc CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 132,725

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Girls Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
First Place for Youth United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Future Talent of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Together We Rise Corporation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,575
Singapore Children's Society Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 36,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,125
United States Equestrian Team Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Square Peg Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Educate! United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Monterey Pony-Colt League Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Positive Coaching Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
California Clubhouse United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Silicon Valley Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Southern California Equestrian Sports United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Kristi Yamaguchi's Always Dream Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
California Clubhouse United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 667,150

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13110 records found.