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)
Mid-Peninsula Boys & Girls Club, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 450
Fit Kids Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Vida Joven de Mexico CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
North Monterey County Youth Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ramah in the Rockies CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Summer Search CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Urban Compass CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Pando Initiative, Inc. KS Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Pathways for Kids CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 136,300

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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,600
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Special Olympics New York Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
She's the First Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
First Place for Youth United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
JA Worldwide Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 22,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Girls Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 300,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Generation SERVE United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Napa Junior Girls Softball League United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -99,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 51,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Handful Players Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Society of St Vincent de Paul United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 493,800

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