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)
San Jose Parks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Students for Service Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25
Junior Achievement of Northern California Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A DC United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Thread N/A MD United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,050
Community Cycling Center N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Education Fund San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Friends for Youth, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,700
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
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
Page SUM 1,649,025

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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 Donor Advised 2018 20,000
JA Worldwide Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 13,000
Silicon Valley Children's Fund Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,565
Petaluma Girls Softball Association Sonoma Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Service Year Exchange, Inc. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Epic Transitions San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Tech Girls Movement Foundation Ltd. San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Bob Hayes Invitational Track Meet Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
California Alliance of African American Educators Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Palo Alto High School Sports Boosters Club Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Little League Baseball Inc Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Tender Education and Arts N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 1,722,315

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Education Foundation for African Children MN Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
United States Olympic Committee CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Harlem Children's Zone Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Rancho Cielo Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Special Olympics Hawaii Inc HI Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Tony Hawk Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
The Young Mens Christian Association of Boise City Idaho ID Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Nicolay Dodov Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Girls on the Run International NC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Cupertino High School Speech & Debate Boosters CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Windsor Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Young Life CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Tony Hawk Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Lowell Jr. High Football Association Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
FoodWhat Incorporated CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 201,400

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Silicon Valley Children's Fund United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,565
Petaluma Girls Softball Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Service Year Exchange, Inc. United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Epic Transitions United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 2,000
Live in Peace Inc United States Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 17,000
Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Bob Hayes Invitational Track Meet Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
California Alliance of African American Educators United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Palo Alto High School Sports Boosters Club United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Black Girls Code Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Little League Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Tender Education and Arts England Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Community Youth Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Cake4kids United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 1,740,315

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13110 records found.