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 descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Today's Youth Matter Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
At the Crossroads San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Lower East Side Girls Club N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
San Carlos Youth Softball Association Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Vidya Poshak N/A India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,600
Tony Hawk Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Kids At Hope N/A AZ United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Sierra Service Project N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Francisco Park Conservancy San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 102,098
Special Olympics Hawaii Inc N/A HI United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
John Lynch Foundation N/A FL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,334
Hope for Life N/A WA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Automotive Mentoring Group Inc N/A IL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Frank Town Open Hearts Ministry Inc N/A TN United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ashburn Travel Hockey Inc N/A VA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 255,982

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Today's Youth Matter Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
At the Crossroads San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Lower East Side Girls Club N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
San Carlos Youth Softball Association Inc San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Vidya Poshak N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,600
Tony Hawk Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Kids At Hope N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Sierra Service Project N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Francisco Park Conservancy San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 102,098
Special Olympics Hawaii Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
John Lynch Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,334
Hope for Life N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Automotive Mentoring Group Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Young Life N/A Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Frank Town Open Hearts Ministry Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Ashburn Travel Hockey Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 255,982

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Blackstone Valley Youth Football and Cheerleading RI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Boys and Girls Clubs of Bend, Inc. OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 51,000
Branham Hills Girls Softball CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Positive Coaching Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Handful Players Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
FoodWhat Incorporated CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Santa Clara Police Activities League Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,700
Service Year Exchange, Inc. DC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Burlingame Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Young America's Foundation VA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Southern Arizona Eventing Association AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Camp Augusta Incorporated CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Page SUM 1,867,450

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Thread United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,050
Community Cycling Center United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Education Fund United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Friends for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Jose Conservation Corps United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass Metrowest Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Alliance for Girls United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Flourish Agenda United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Special Olympics Hawaii Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Orange Coast United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Foster City Youth Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 1,659,550

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13110 records found.