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 ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Union City Girls Softball Association Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Half Moon Bay Girls Softball Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 350
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 51,000
Old Skool Cafe San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
First Graduate San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 251,600

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Union City Girls Softball Association Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Half Moon Bay Girls Softball Inc San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 75,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 350
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 51,000
Old Skool Cafe San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
First Graduate San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 251,600

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,125
Shakopee Youth Football Association MN Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Redwood City Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
California Alliance of African American Educators CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Tony Hawk Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Read With Me Volunteer Programs A California Nonprofit Publi CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Automotive Mentoring Group Inc IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
First Graduate CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Jeremiah's Promise CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Higher Ground Sun Valley Inc ID Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
JA Worldwide Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Positive Coaching Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 720
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 367,045

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Little League Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 650
Cupertino High School Speech & Debate Boosters United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Birch Rock Camp United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs of Brea Placentia Yorba Linda United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Treasure Island Sailing Center Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Community Works West Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,400,000
Quicksilver Swimming United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Today's Youth Matter United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
At the Crossroads United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Lower East Side Girls Club United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
San Carlos Youth Softball Association Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Vidya Poshak India Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,600
Tony Hawk Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Kids At Hope United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Sierra Service Project United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 1,503,750

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13110 records found.