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)
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Jose Conservation Corps Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass Metrowest Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Alliance for Girls Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. N/A NSW Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Southern California Equestrian Sports N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Jeremiah's Promise Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
National Recreation & Park Association N/A VA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Camp Rainbow Gold, Inc. N/A ID United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boys and Girls Club of Stanton N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Atherton Police Activities League San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Girls On the Run Rhode Island N/A RI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Better Eugene-Springfield Transportation N/A OR United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Teen Kitchen Project N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
SLZGSL Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 242,750

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Jose Conservation Corps Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass Metrowest Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Alliance for Girls Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience Indigenous Corp. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Southern California Equestrian Sports N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Jeremiah's Promise Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
National Recreation & Park Association N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Camp Rainbow Gold, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boys and Girls Club of Stanton N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Atherton Police Activities League San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Girls On the Run Rhode Island N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Better Eugene-Springfield Transportation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Teen Kitchen Project N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
SLZGSL Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 242,750

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Global Glimpse CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Ramah in the Rockies CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,600
Positive Coaching Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Oregon Robotics Tournament & Outreach Program OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 65,000
Pleasant Hill Baseball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology NH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 -10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Chess-in-the-Schools, Inc. NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Skyline Council CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Chicago Freedom School IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 121,000
Thread MD Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
International Childrens Assistance Network Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Cake4kids CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc IN Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Bnai Brith Youth Organization Inc. DC Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 309,200

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Children’s Course Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Little League Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Chelmsford Girls Softball Association League Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
StreetCode Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
FoodWhat Incorporated United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
California Equine Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Beat the Streets Providence United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Braven Incorporated United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Hollister Youth Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Girls on the Run of Atlanta Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
The San Bruno Girls Softball League Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Mateo County Office of Education United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Will-Cook-Kankakee Youth Association United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Didtechnology Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 425
Page SUM 809,675

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13110 records found.