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 ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Coachart Org N/A CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Coachart Org N/A CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Niroga Institute Alameda CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Niroga Institute Alameda CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Cinnamongirl Inc. Alameda CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Niroga Institute Alameda CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters Association of Los Angeles N/A CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Tahoe Rim Trail Association N/A NV United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 500
San Francisco Recreation and Park Department San Francisco CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 5,000
GirlVentures Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 500
Young Mens Christian Association of Greater Houston Area N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
National Ability Center N/A UT United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Pivotal Connections Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,200,000
Chess-in-the-Schools, Inc. N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Girls Incorporated of New York City N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 1,383,700

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Coachart Org N/A Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Coachart Org N/A Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Niroga Institute Alameda Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Niroga Institute Alameda Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Cinnamongirl Inc. Alameda Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Niroga Institute Alameda Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters Association of Los Angeles N/A Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Tahoe Rim Trail Association N/A Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 500
San Francisco Recreation and Park Department San Francisco Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 5,000
GirlVentures Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 500
Young Mens Christian Association of Greater Houston Area N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
National Ability Center N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Pivotal Connections Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,200,000
Chess-in-the-Schools, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Girls Incorporated of New York City N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 1,383,700

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Tahoe Rim Trail Association NV Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 500
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 2,500
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
Niroga Institute CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc MA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Magical Bridge Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Playworks Education Energized CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Rancho Cielo Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 153,800

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Coachart Org United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Coachart Org United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Enterprise for Youth United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Enterprise for Youth United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Enterprise for Youth United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Enterprise for Youth United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Niroga Institute United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Niroga Institute United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Cinnamongirl Inc. United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Niroga Institute United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters Association of Los Angeles United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Tahoe Rim Trail Association United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 500
San Francisco Recreation and Park Department United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 5,000
GirlVentures United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 500
Young Mens Christian Association of Greater Houston Area United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
National Ability Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Pivotal Connections United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,200,000
Chess-in-the-Schools, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Girls Incorporated of New York City United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 1,383,700

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13280 records found.