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)
Camping & Education Foundation OH Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,045
West County Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Seeds of Africa Foundation NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
United States Ski Team Foundation UT Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Campaign One At A Time CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Colts Boys Club Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,700
Boys and Girls Clubs of Dorchester, Inc. MA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Clubs Of Garden Grove Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Girls on the Run of Collier County Inc FL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Camp Augusta Incorporated CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Institute for Applied Tinkering CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Harlem Children's Zone Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Live in Peace Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 800,495

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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass Metrowest Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Alliance for Girls United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Southern California Equestrian Sports United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Jeremiah's Promise United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
National Recreation & Park Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Youth Radio United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Camp Rainbow Gold, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boys and Girls Club of Stanton United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Our Military Kids, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Union City Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Bnai Brith Youth Organization Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Youth Leadership Institute United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 68,333
Page SUM 305,533

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