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 descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Birch Rock Camp N/A ME United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs of Brea Placentia Yorba Linda N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Treasure Island Sailing Center Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Community Works West Inc Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,400,000
Quicksilver Swimming Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Today's Youth Matter Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
At the Crossroads San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Lower East Side Girls Club N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
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
Page SUM 1,614,748

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Birch Rock Camp N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs of Brea Placentia Yorba Linda N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Treasure Island Sailing Center Foundation San Francisco 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
Community Works West Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,400,000
Quicksilver Swimming Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Today's Youth Matter Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
At the Crossroads San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Lower East Side Girls Club N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
San Carlos Youth Softball Association Inc San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Vidya Poshak N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,600
Tony Hawk Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Kids At Hope N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Sierra Service Project N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Francisco Park Conservancy San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 102,098
Page SUM 1,614,748

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Friends of Davis Rowing Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Ramon Valley Girls Athletic League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Build Lebanon Trails OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Chicago Freedom School IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 121,000
Cupertino High School Speech & Debate Boosters CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
Baltimore Squashwise Inc MD Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Mount Shasta Trail Association Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 750
Camp Dudley Foundation Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Blackstone Valley Youth Football and Cheerleading RI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Education Fund CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Braven Incorporated IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Bend, Inc. OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
MyPath CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Branham Hills Girls Softball CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 452,950

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Birch Rock Camp United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs of Brea Placentia Yorba Linda United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Treasure Island Sailing Center Foundation 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
Community Works West Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,400,000
Quicksilver Swimming United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Today's Youth Matter United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
At the Crossroads United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Lower East Side Girls Club United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
San Carlos Youth Softball Association Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Vidya Poshak India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,600
Tony Hawk Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Kids At Hope United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Sierra Service Project United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Francisco Park Conservancy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 102,098
Page SUM 1,614,748

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13110 records found.