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 2018, as well as the three 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 represents nearly $1.2 billion in grants made by Silicon Valley Community Foundation in 2018 from donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. Grant amounts shown as negative numbers represent adjustments to prior years’ grants.

Grantee Bay Area County State Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Daly City Community Service Center San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Kristi Yamaguchi's Always Dream Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Salute Military Golf Association Inc Contra Costa MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,025
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Summer Search San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Squashdrive Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Community Youth Center Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Quicksilver Swimming Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 400
Girls on the Run of Silicon Valley Incorporated Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 750
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Northern Calfornia AmericanSaddlebred Horse Association Sonoma CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Treasure Island Sailing Center Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara 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 1,000
Youth Leadership Institute San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 12,000
Los Gatos-Saratoga Girls Softball Association Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
International Childrens Assistance Network Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Education Fund San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Francisco Park Conservancy San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Youth Leadership Institute San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 68,333
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Collective Impact San Francisco CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,000
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 500
100 Black Men of Silicon Valley Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Rich May Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 2,850
Project Amigo Marin CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco CA United States Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 2,500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Daly City Community Service Center San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Kristi Yamaguchi's Always Dream Foundation Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Salute Military Golf Association Inc Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,025
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Summer Search San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Squashdrive Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Community Youth Center Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Quicksilver Swimming Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 400
Girls on the Run of Silicon Valley Incorporated Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 750
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 11,000
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Santa Clara Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Northern Calfornia AmericanSaddlebred Horse Association Sonoma Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Treasure Island Sailing Center Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Youth Leadership Institute San Francisco Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 12,000
Los Gatos-Saratoga Girls Softball Association Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Holbrook-Palmer Recreation Park Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
International Childrens Assistance Network Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Education Fund San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Francisco Park Conservancy San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Youth Leadership Institute San Francisco Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 68,333
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Collective Impact San Francisco Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,000
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 500
100 Black Men of Silicon Valley Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Rich May Foundation San Mateo Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 2,850
Project Amigo Marin Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 2,500
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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Institute for Social Policy and Understanding MI Sciences Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Theiss Research CA Sciences Donor Advised 2018 -840
Gordon Research Conferences RI Sciences Donor Advised 2018 500
Sigma Xi The Scientific Research Honor Society Inc NC Sciences Donor Advised 2018 200
Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science Inc MA Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Center for Employment Opportunities NY Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boulder Treasures Inc CO Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 200
Building Skills Partnership CA Workforce Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
Building Skills Partnership CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
The Ohio Organizing Collaborative OH Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Momentum Group ID Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement IL Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Cara Program IL Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Friends of Spannocchia ME Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Cooperate Inc NY Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 425
Per Scholas Inc NY Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 9,100
Gideons Promise Inc GA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 125,000
GroundTruth Project, Inc. MA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Hire Heroes USA GA Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Cooperate Inc NY Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Roca, Inc. MA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Leap Inc NY Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Wai-Anae Community Re-Development Corporation HI Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
StreetWise Partners Incorporated NY Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Costanoa Commons Inc. CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Gideons Promise Inc GA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 12,000
DogTag Bakery, Inc. DC Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Building Skills Partnership CA Workforce Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Living Classrooms Foundation Inc MD Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Lincoln Training Center & Rehabilitation Workshop CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 5,500
Gideons Promise Inc GA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
The Launchcode Foundation MO Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
The Mission Continues MO Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
China Labor Watch Inc NY Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Venture For America, Inc. NY Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Four Block Foundation Inc NY Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Honor Foundation CA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Gideons Promise Inc GA Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Hope Program Inc NY Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fishing Academy Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Southern California Equestrian Sports CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boy Scouts of America CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Weston Travel Ball Inc FL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
John Lynch Foundation FL Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,334
Aspen Valley Ski-Snowboard Club, Inc. CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Camp Dudley Foundation Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc IN Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Completely KIDS NE Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Ashburn Travel Hockey Inc VA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Bentonville Basketball Club Inc AR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
National Urban Squash & Education Association Incorporated NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
United States Olympic Committee CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Thread MD Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Boy Scouts of America MO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
Stand for Children Leadership Center OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Educate! CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Chelmsford Police Athletic League Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Shakopee Youth Football Association MN Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Generation SERVE TX Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Adventure Cycling Association MT Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. DC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Los Angeles CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,001
Lindsey Vonn Foundation OH Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 275
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust VT Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,045
Chess-in-the-Schools, Inc. NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust VT Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Shane's Inspiration CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Girls On the Run Rhode Island RI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Tahoe-Pyramid Trail Inc. NV Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Build Lebanon Trails OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Sierra Service Project CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Community Cycling Center OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
International Youth Foundation MD Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Girls Inc of the Pacific Northwest OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Camp Rainbow Gold, Inc. ID Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
All Our Kids Inc DC Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
GO Campaign CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Girls on the Run International NC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -99,500
United States Squash Racquets Association Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
JA Worldwide Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 13,000
Thread MD Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,050
FoodWhat Incorporated CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Victory Junction Gang Camp Inc NC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Girls on the Run of Atlanta Inc GA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Nantucket Golf Club Foundation, Inc. MA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Join Hands ESL Inc IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Boys and Girls Clubs of Dorchester, Inc. MA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Idaho Youth Ranch Inc ID Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Olympic Valley Freeride and Freestyle Team CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Midnight Golf Program MI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc IN Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Young Mens Christian Association of Boise City Idaho ID Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
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