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)
Oregon Robotics Tournament & Outreach Program OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 65,000
Pleasant Hill Baseball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc IN Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Bnai Brith Youth Organization Inc. DC Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Girls Inc. NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Project Goal Inc RI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Positive Coaching Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Treasure Island Sailing Center Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Columbia-Willamette OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Salinas Pony Baseball Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
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
Page SUM 457,000

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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Outdoor Outreach United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
First Graduate United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
United States Olympic and Paralympic Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Champions Education Association Taiwan (R.O.C.) Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 16,666
No Means No Worldwide United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Positive Coaching Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Millbrae Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Salesian Boys Club, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Children at Risk Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
AIESEC Italia Italy Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 712,916

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