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)
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Global Glimpse Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Mid-Peninsula Boys & Girls Club, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Rohnert Park Swim Club Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Community Works West Inc Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,400,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
MyPath San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Palo Alto High School Sports Boosters Club Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Daly City Community Service Center San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
The Junior Statesman Foundation Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 70,000
Young Life Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 1,844,550

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Global Glimpse Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Mid-Peninsula Boys & Girls Club, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Rohnert Park Swim Club Sonoma Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Community Works West Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,400,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
MyPath San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Palo Alto High School Sports Boosters Club Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Daly City Community Service Center San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
The Junior Statesman Foundation Inc San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 70,000
Young Life Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 1,844,550

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Santa Clara Police Activities League Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Daly City Community Service Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program Greater Phi PA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 24,600
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
Young America's Foundation VA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Burlingame Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Hollister Youth Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Education Fund CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Braven Incorporated IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The Good Tidings Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Bend, Inc. OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
MyPath CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
We Are Family Foundation NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Birch Rock Camp ME Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 2,048,600

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Project Goal Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Camp for All Kids United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Juma Ventures United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Seeds of Africa Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Mad River Girls Fastpitch Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Little Steps United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Girls Incorporated of Alameda County United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Ride a Wave Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Positive Coaching Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,550
Page SUM 75,850

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13110 records found.