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)
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
SLZGSL Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Thread N/A MD United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,050
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology N/A NH United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community Cycling Center N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Education Fund San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Friends for Youth, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Jose Conservation Corps Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass Metrowest Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Alliance for Girls Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. N/A NSW Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Salute Military Golf Association Inc Contra Costa MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,025
Page SUM 1,634,625

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Together We Rise Corporation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,575
Singapore Children's Society N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 36,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,125
United States Equestrian Team Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Square Peg Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Educate! N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Monterey Pony-Colt League Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
California Clubhouse San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Silicon Valley Girls Softball League Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Southern California Equestrian Sports N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Kristi Yamaguchi's Always Dream Foundation Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Seaside Pony Baseball Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
California Clubhouse San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Sonoma Valley Girls Softball Association N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 610,150

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Join Hands ESL Inc IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Today's Youth Matter CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Rohnert Park Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
JA Worldwide Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 22,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Chess-in-the-Schools, Inc. NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sierra Service Project CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Thread MD Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Cake4kids CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Spirit of Morgan Hill CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Wishbone Org CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,700
Teen Kitchen Project CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 177,900

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Future Talent of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Together We Rise Corporation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,575
Singapore Children's Society Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 36,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,125
United States Equestrian Team Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Square Peg Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Educate! United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Monterey Pony-Colt League Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Positive Coaching Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
California Clubhouse United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Silicon Valley Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Southern California Equestrian Sports United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Kristi Yamaguchi's Always Dream Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Seaside Pony Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
California Clubhouse United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Sonoma Valley Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 610,150

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13110 records found.