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)
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Girls To Women San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Boys Club of Wake County Inc N/A NC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
The Painted Turtle N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
For Kids Foundation N/A NV United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Girl Scouts of Central Texas Inc N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,425
Youth United for Community Action San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 500
In4All N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 7,000
Joblinge N/A Germany Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 55,000
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 300
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Burlingame Aquatic Club Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,300
Dev Mission San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Francisco Park Conservancy San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 498,925

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Girls To Women San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Boys Club of Wake County Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
The Painted Turtle N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
For Kids Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Girl Scouts of Central Texas Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,425
Youth United for Community Action San Mateo Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 500
In4All N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 7,000
Joblinge N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 55,000
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 300
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Burlingame Aquatic Club Inc San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,300
Dev Mission San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Francisco Park Conservancy San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 498,925

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Beat the Streets Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 -10,000
Central Park Conservancy, Inc. NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Collective Impact CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Dev Mission CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Oakland Lacrosse Club CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Southern California Equestrian Sports CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Thread MD Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Girls Inc of the Pacific Northwest OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Higher Ground Sun Valley Inc ID Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Pivotal Connections CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Squash On Track CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
United States Squash Racquets Association Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
A New Day Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 34,500
JA Worldwide Inc. MA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,045
Page SUM 262,795

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Girls To Women United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Boys Club of Wake County Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
The Painted Turtle United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
For Kids Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Girl Scouts of Central Texas Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,425
Youth United for Community Action United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 500
In4All United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 7,000
Joblinge Germany Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 55,000
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Black Girls Code Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 300
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Burlingame Aquatic Club Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,300
Dev Mission United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Francisco Park Conservancy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300,000
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 498,925

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13280 records found.