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)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 82,679
Tuckahoe Little League Inc N/A VA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Salinas Pony Baseball Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Detroit 300 Conservancy N/A MI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Girls Incorporated of the Central Coast N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Windsor Girls Softball League Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
At the Crossroads San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Girls Incorporated of Greater Lowell N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Francisco Park Conservancy San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Adventure Risk Challenge N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Young Mens Christian Association of Boise City Idaho N/A ID United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology N/A NH United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Children’s Course Inc N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 392,679

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 82,679
Tuckahoe Little League Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Salinas Pony Baseball Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Detroit 300 Conservancy N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Girls Incorporated of the Central Coast N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Windsor Girls Softball League Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
At the Crossroads San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Girls Incorporated of Greater Lowell N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Francisco Park Conservancy San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Adventure Risk Challenge N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Young Mens Christian Association of Boise City Idaho N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Children’s Course Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 392,679

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Positive Coaching Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fishing Academy Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Liahona Motu Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Girls Incorporated of the Central Coast CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Create Good Foundation WA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust VT Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Novato Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Jose Parks Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Youth Radio CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Central Park Conservancy, Inc. NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 104,550

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
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
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Detroit 300 Conservancy United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Girls Incorporated of the Central Coast United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Windsor Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
At the Crossroads United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Girls Incorporated of Greater Lowell United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Francisco Park Conservancy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Adventure Risk Challenge United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Young Mens Christian Association of Boise City Idaho United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Children’s Course Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 392,679

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13110 records found.