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)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
UK Youth N/A England Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 80,000
California Equine Foundation N/A KY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Centennial Montessori Children S Fund Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Child Evangelism Fellowship Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
My Digital Tat2 Inc Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 16,666
Roudenbush Community Center Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Braven Incorporated N/A IL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
Jeremiah's Promise Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400
Join Hands ESL Inc N/A IL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Ninos y Adolescentes en Armonna A.C. N/A Mexico Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Plutus Foundation Inc. N/A PA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Special Hoop Camp Incorporated N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
First Place for Youth Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 450
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 3,000
GO Campaign N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Hope for Life N/A WA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,620
Page SUM 604,636

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
California Equine Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Centennial Montessori Children S Fund Inc San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Child Evangelism Fellowship Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
My Digital Tat2 Inc Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 16,666
Roudenbush Community Center Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Braven Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
Jeremiah's Promise Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400
Join Hands ESL Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Ninos y Adolescentes en Armonna A.C. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Plutus Foundation Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Special Hoop Camp Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
First Place for Youth Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 450
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 3,000
GO Campaign N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Hope for Life N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,620
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 435,636

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Youth Leadership Institute CA Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Live in Peace Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
St. Francis Sailing Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
StreetCode Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 225,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Winthrop Little League Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Pasadena-Foothill Valley YWCA CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Public Allies Silicon Valley WI Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Community Education Partnerships CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Triangle Inc NC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Girls on the Run of the Bay Area, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Nantucket Golf Club Foundation, Inc. MA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Stand for Children Leadership Center OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Third Street Community Center CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 389,450

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
UK Youth England Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 80,000
California Equine Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Centennial Montessori Children S Fund Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Child Evangelism Fellowship Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
My Digital Tat2 Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 16,666
Roudenbush Community Center Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Braven Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
Jeremiah's Promise United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400
Join Hands ESL Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Ninos y Adolescentes en Armonna A.C. Mexico Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Plutus Foundation Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Special Hoop Camp Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
First Place for Youth United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 450
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 3,000
GO Campaign United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Hope for Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,620
Page SUM 604,636

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13280 records found.