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)
Urban Compass N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
First Tee of North Flordia Inc. N/A FL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
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
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,667
The Good Tidings Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Hollister Youth Alliance N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Information Clearinghouse San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 40,000
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
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California Clubhouse San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 479,115

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Our Military Kids, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Union City Girls Softball Association Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Vida Joven de Mexico N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Bnai Brith Youth Organization Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Youth Leadership Institute San Francisco Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 68,333
Spark Program Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Shane's Inspiration N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Campaign One At A Time N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Cloverdale Ponytail League Inc Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Tony Hawk Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Summer Search San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Generation SERVE N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 359,833

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Spirit of Morgan Hill CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Cupertino High School Speech & Debate Boosters CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc IN Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Bnai Brith Youth Organization Inc. DC Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Positive Coaching Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Tiger Woods Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Francisco Park Conservancy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
San Carlos Youth Softball Association Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Ft Bragg Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Join Hands ESL Inc IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
San Jose Parks Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Almaden Valley Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 1,251,950

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Greenhouse Scholars United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Girls On the Run Rhode Island United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Rohnert Park Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
The Painted Turtle United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Albany Berkeley Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Positive Coaching Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Tony Hawk Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Jackson Hole Ski Club United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Today's Youth Matter United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 1,792,550

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13110 records found.