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.

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 400
Boy Scouts of America CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc IN Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Southern California Equestrian Sports CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
TrueChild Inc. DC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology NH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Gals of Cabrillo College CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys and Girls Club of Hawaii HI Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Youth Radio CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Eagle Island Inc NJ Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Thread MD Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,050
Squash On Track CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Page SUM 114,050

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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
West County Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Black Girls Code Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
San Francisco Elite Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
ALearn United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Live in Peace Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Wishbone Org United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,700
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Teens for Food Justice United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
GO Campaign United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 13,000
Friends of the Tubac Presidio and Museum United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 82,679
Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,320
Tuckahoe Little League Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Salinas Pony Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 468,899

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