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)
Joblinge N/A Germany Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 55,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Stand for Children Leadership Center N/A OR United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Dev Mission San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Tiger Woods Foundation Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Francisco Park Conservancy San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 600,000
Junior State of America Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 66,500
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 1,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Camping & Education Foundation N/A OH United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Singapore Children's Society N/A Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 16,000
Giveteens20 Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,500
US Speedskating N/A UT United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Miami Bridge Youth and Family Services Inc N/A FL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
No Bully San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Boy Scouts of America Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,200
Page SUM 1,003,950

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Quest Scholars Program Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Chelmsford High School All Sports Boosters Club Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
East Oakland Youth Development Center Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Asn Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Oregon Robotics Tournament & Outreach Program N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 80,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Amateur Baseball Development Group Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Scientific Adventures Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Square Peg Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
United States Olympic Committee N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Liahona Motu Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Centro Comunitario Santa Fe, A.C. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Thread N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 299,750

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Coachart Org CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Coachart Org CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Cinnamongirl Inc. CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
San Francisco Recreation and Park Department CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters Association of Los Angeles CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Niroga Institute CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Niroga Institute CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 89,000

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Quest Scholars Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Chelmsford High School All Sports Boosters Club Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
East Oakland Youth Development Center United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Asn United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Magical Bridge Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Oregon Robotics Tournament & Outreach Program United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 80,000
Positive Coaching Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Amateur Baseball Development Group Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Art of Yoga Project United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Scientific Adventures United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Square Peg Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
United States Olympic Committee United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Liahona Motu Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Centro Comunitario Santa Fe, A.C. Mexico Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Thread United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 299,750

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13280 records found.