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)
Roudenbush Community Center Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Camp Sunshine at Sebago Lake, Inc. N/A ME United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
Sheriff Pal Program N/A MI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Community Youth Advance Incorporated N/A MD United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Teens for Food Justice N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,550
California Clubhouse San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
First Place for Youth Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Japanese Community Youth Council San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Art of Yoga Project Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys and Girls Club of the Twin Cities N/A MN United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 60,000
Silent Bot Deadly STEM Education Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
The Good Tidings Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Tony Hawk Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Fremont Freewheelers Race Teamincorporated Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 636,050

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Girls To Women San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
We Are Family Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,500
Halogen Foundation Singapore N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago & Northwest Indiana N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Washington FIRST Robotics N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,075
All Our Kids Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
JA Worldwide Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Norwich Bully-Busters N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Francisco Park Conservancy San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Camp Sunshine at Sebago Lake, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
Francisco Park Conservancy San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Community Youth Advance Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
National Wheelchair Basketball Association N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 9,500
Page SUM 570,075

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 250
Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Stephen J. Wampler Foundation, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Community Youth Advance Incorporated MD Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Girls To Women CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Chess-in-the-Schools, Inc. NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Pando Initiative Inc KS Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Ultimate Impact Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Francisco Park Conservancy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 600,000
Girl Scouts of Central Texas Inc TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,425
InnerCity Weightlifting Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Mid-Peninsula Boys & Girls Club, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Youth Leadership Institute CA Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,500
San Francisco Parks Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Page SUM 896,875

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Roudenbush Community Center Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Camp Sunshine at Sebago Lake, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
Sheriff Pal Program United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Community Youth Advance Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Teens for Food Justice United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,550
California Clubhouse United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
First Place for Youth United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Japanese Community Youth Council United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Art of Yoga Project United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys and Girls Club of the Twin Cities United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 60,000
Silent Bot Deadly STEM Education Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
The Good Tidings Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Tony Hawk Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Fremont Freewheelers Race Teamincorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 636,050

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13280 records found.