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 ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Youth Leadership Institute San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 68,333
Spark Program Inc N/A IL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Shane's Inspiration N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Campaign One At A Time N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Cloverdale Ponytail League Inc Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology N/A NH United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Tony Hawk Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Flourish Agenda Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Special Olympics Hawaii Inc N/A HI United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Sankaty Head Foundation, Inc. N/A MA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Pando Initiative, Inc. N/A KS United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Fremont Girls Sports Association Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Carmel Community Girls Softball Incorporated N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Livermore Diablos Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Boys and Girls Club of the Big Island N/A HI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 407,833

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
TrueChild Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Summer Search San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Girls on the Run of Greater Sacramento N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Squash On Track San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
First Place for Youth Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Kelly S Brush Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Liahona Motu Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Turning Green Marin Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Dorchester, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
All Our Kids Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Doxa Youth Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Redwood City Girls Softball League San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 206,350

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Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Girls Incorporated NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Greene Scholars CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
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
TrueChild Inc. DC Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
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
Page SUM 207,025

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Youth Leadership Institute United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 68,333
Spark Program Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Shane's Inspiration United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Campaign One At A Time United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Cloverdale Ponytail League Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Tony Hawk Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Flourish Agenda United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Special Olympics Hawaii Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
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
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Boys and Girls Club of the Big Island United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 407,833

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13110 records found.