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.

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Junior Achievement USA CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
United States Squash Racquets Association Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Juma Ventures CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Pacifica Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Nantucket Boys & Girls Club, Inc. MA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Salute Military Golf Association Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,025
San Francisco Information Clearinghouse CA Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 40,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,565
First Place for Youth CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Palo Alto Soccer Club Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,320
Positive Coaching Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Palo Alto High School Sports Boosters Club CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Quicksilver Swimming CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The Brotherhood/Sister Sol Inc. NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 1,074,210

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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Schools for Salone United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Mateo County Sheriffs Activities League United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Arunodhaya Centre for Street and Working Children India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Mid-Peninsula Boys & Girls Club, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Girls Incorporated of Greater Lowell United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Adventure Risk Challenge United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Mount Shasta Trail Association Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Pacifica Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of La Habra-Brea United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Epic Transitions United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Tahoe-Pyramid Trail Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Midnight Golf Program United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Little League Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 343,000

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