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.

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Flourish Agenda Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Sankaty Head Foundation, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Pando Initiative, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Fremont Girls Sports Association Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Carmel Community Girls Softball Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Livermore Diablos Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
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
Community Works West Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,650,000
Alliance for Girls Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Create Good Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
West County Softball Association Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
10,000 Degrees Marin Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,875
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Educate! N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 1,915,375

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Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
California Equine Foundation KY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Shane's Inspiration CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Society of St Vincent de Paul OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Elite Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
NCGA Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Youth Radio CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Napa Junior Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Los Gatos-Saratoga Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Santa Clara Swim Club CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Ruling Our Experiences Inc OH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 133,000
Mid-Peninsula Boys & Girls Club, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 450
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Vida Joven de Mexico CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Generation SERVE TX Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Education Fund CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 412,950

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Flourish Agenda United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Sankaty Head Foundation, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Pando Initiative, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Fremont Girls Sports Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Carmel Community Girls Softball Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Livermore Diablos United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
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
Community Works West Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,650,000
Alliance for Girls United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Create Good Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
West County Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
10,000 Degrees United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,875
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Educate! United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Positive Coaching Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 1,915,375

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13110 records found.