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 descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Girls To Women San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
ChildFund Korea N/A South Korea Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Singapore Children's Society N/A Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 36,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Higher Ground Sun Valley Inc N/A ID United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass Metrowest Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Teen Kitchen Project N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
Good Samaritan Center of San Antonio N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Boy Scouts of America N/A OH United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 400
Page SUM 209,250

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Clubs of Brea Placentia Yorba Linda N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Treasure Island Sailing Center Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Community Works West Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,400,000
Quicksilver Swimming Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Today's Youth Matter Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
At the Crossroads San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Lower East Side Girls Club N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
San Carlos Youth Softball Association Inc San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Vidya Poshak N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,600
Tony Hawk Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Kids At Hope N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Sierra Service Project N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Francisco Park Conservancy San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 102,098
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California Clubhouse San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
John Lynch Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,334
Hope for Life N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 1,640,282

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Camp Rainbow Gold, Inc. ID Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
New Life Centers of Chicagoland Nfp IL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Summer Search CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Benicia Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Salesian Boys Club, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Belvedere Cove Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Good Tidings Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Playworks Education Energized AZ Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Bahamas Sportfishing and Conservation Corporation TX Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc MA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust VT Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc IN Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Hetrick-Martin Institute, Inc. NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Educate! CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Bob Hayes Invitational Track Meet Inc FL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 255,200

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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Francisco Park Conservancy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 102,098
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California Clubhouse United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
John Lynch Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,334
Hope for Life United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 1,640,282

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13110 records found.