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)
Novato Girls Softball Association Marin CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Outdoor Outreach N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Treehouse Inc N/A MN United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Bentonville Basketball Club Inc N/A AR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Schools for Salone N/A WA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Girls on the Run of Greater Sacramento N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Big Brothers and Big Sisters of New York City Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Eagle Island Inc N/A NJ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Summer Search San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust N/A VT United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Halogen Foundation Singapore N/A Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Olympic Valley Freeride and Freestyle Team N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Hollister Youth Alliance N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 136,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Novato Girls Softball Association Marin Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Outdoor Outreach N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Treehouse Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Bentonville Basketball Club Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Schools for Salone N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Girls on the Run of Greater Sacramento N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Big Brothers and Big Sisters of New York City Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Eagle Island Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Summer Search San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Halogen Foundation Singapore N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Olympic Valley Freeride and Freestyle Team N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Hollister Youth Alliance N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Young Life N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 136,000

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Art of Yoga Project CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
ALearn CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Girls On the Run Rhode Island RI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Old Skool Cafe CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Nantucket Golf Club Foundation, Inc. MA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
JA Worldwide Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Olympic Valley Freeride and Freestyle Team CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Salute Military Golf Association Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,025
Silicon Valley Children's Fund CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Pacific Grove Pony Baseball Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Service Year Exchange, Inc. DC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
United States Olympic Committee CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Hollister Youth Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 150,000
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 370,025

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Novato Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Outdoor Outreach United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Treehouse Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Bentonville Basketball Club Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Art of Yoga Project United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Schools for Salone United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Girls on the Run of Greater Sacramento United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Big Brothers and Big Sisters of New York City Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Art of Yoga Project United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Eagle Island Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Summer Search United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Halogen Foundation Singapore Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Olympic Valley Freeride and Freestyle Team United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Hollister Youth Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Young Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 136,000

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13110 records found.