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)
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Nicolay Dodov Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Mosaic Youth Theater of Detroit N/A MI United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Colts Boys Club Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Austin Science Education Foundation N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Greene Scholars Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Join Hands ESL Inc N/A IL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Summer Search San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Generation SERVE N/A TX United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 60,000
GO Campaign N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 13,000
Friends of the Tubac Presidio and Museum N/A AZ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 219,950

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Nicolay Dodov Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Mosaic Youth Theater of Detroit N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Colts Boys Club Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Austin Science Education Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Greene Scholars Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Join Hands ESL Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Summer Search San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Generation SERVE N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 60,000
GO Campaign N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 13,000
Friends of the Tubac Presidio and Museum N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 219,950

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
StreetCode Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Giveteens20 CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Braven Incorporated IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Ashburn Travel Hockey Inc VA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Tuckahoe Little League Inc VA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Salute Military Golf Association Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,025
Community Works West Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,650,000
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology NH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -10,000
The Painted Turtle CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Mateo Youth Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 16,666
United States Olympic Committee CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,875
The Good Tidings Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass Metrowest Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Youth Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 2,323,316

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Positive Coaching Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Nicolay Dodov Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Mosaic Youth Theater of Detroit United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Colts Boys Club Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Austin Science Education Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Greene Scholars United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Join Hands ESL Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Summer Search United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Generation SERVE United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Positive Coaching Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
San Jose Parks Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 60,000
GO Campaign United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 13,000
Friends of the Tubac Presidio and Museum United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 219,950

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13110 records found.