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 ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Recreation and Park Department San Francisco CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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
Niroga Institute Alameda CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
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
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
Girls Build N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Rehearsal for Life Inc. N/A MA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Alliance for Youth Organizing N/A DC United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 455,300

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Recreation and Park Department San Francisco Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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
Niroga Institute Alameda Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
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
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
Girls Build N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Rehearsal for Life Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Alliance for Youth Organizing N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 455,300

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
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
Global Glimpse CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Safe Passages CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. DC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Poway-Midland Railroad Volunteers Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Beat the Streets Wrestling Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Cafe Momentum TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 229,000

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Recreation and Park Department United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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
Niroga Institute United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
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
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
Girls Build United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Rehearsal for Life Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Magical Bridge Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Alliance for Youth Organizing United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300,000
7Element Atheletics Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Positive Coaching Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 440,300

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13280 records found.