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.

Grantee Bay Area County State Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Little League Baseball Inc N/A IL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 650
Movement Strategy Center Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Cafe Momentum N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Top Honors Incorporated N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Girl Scouts of Hawaii N/A HI United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Santa Clara Swim Club Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Triangle Inc N/A NC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Children at Risk Inc N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 19,000
Collective Impact San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
San Francisco Parks Alliance San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Boy Scouts of America Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
STREAT Ltd. N/A Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,282
Page SUM 447,632

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Little League Baseball Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 650
Movement Strategy Center Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Cafe Momentum N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Top Honors Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Girl Scouts of Hawaii N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Santa Clara Swim Club Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Triangle Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Children at Risk Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 19,000
Collective Impact San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
San Francisco Parks Alliance San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Boy Scouts of America Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
STREAT Ltd. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,282
Page SUM 447,632

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Belvedere Cove Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Braven Incorporated CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
StreetCode Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Tiger Woods Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Hollister Youth Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Positive Coaching Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Fight for Life Foundation Inc IN Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Girls To Women CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Minds Matter CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 7,000
Roudenbush Community Center Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
FoodWhat Incorporated CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Francisco Park Conservancy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Vida Joven de Mexico CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Girl Scouts of Hawaii HI Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Jeremiah's Promise CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 358,250

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Little League Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 650
Movement Strategy Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Cafe Momentum United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Top Honors Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Girl Scouts of Hawaii United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Santa Clara Swim Club United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Positive Coaching Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Triangle Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Children at Risk Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 19,000
Collective Impact United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
San Francisco Parks Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
STREAT Ltd. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,282
Page SUM 447,632

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13280 records found.