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)
Shakopee Youth Football Association N/A MN United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
Old Skool Cafe 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
United States Olympic Committee N/A CO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 720
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology N/A NH United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
We Are Family Foundation N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Modesto Girls Softball League N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Monterey Pony-Colt League Incorporated N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara 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 250
California Clubhouse San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Silicon Valley Girls Softball League Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Southern California Equestrian Sports N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Kristi Yamaguchi's Always Dream Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 568,870

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Shakopee Youth Football Association N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 450
Old Skool Cafe San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
United States Olympic Committee N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 720
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
We Are Family Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Modesto Girls Softball League N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Monterey Pony-Colt League Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
California Clubhouse San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Silicon Valley Girls Softball League Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Southern California Equestrian Sports N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Kristi Yamaguchi's Always Dream Foundation Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 568,870

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Spark Program Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Greenhouse Scholars CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Monterey Pony-Colt League Incorporated CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
National Recreation & Park Association VA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Adventure Risk Challenge CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Silicon Valley Girls Softball League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Bentonville Basketball Club Inc AR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
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
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Seaside Pony Baseball Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Didtechnology Inc GA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 425
Live in Peace Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 321,375

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 450
Hetrick-Martin Institute, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
GO Campaign United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Alliance for Girls United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Son of a Saint United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Singapore Children's Society Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 16,000
Giveteens20 United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Camp Dudley Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Summer Search United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Moms Against Poverty United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,320
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Read With Me Volunteer Programs A California Nonprofit Publi United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
United States Squash Racquets Association Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Jose Parks Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Girls To Women United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 191,520

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13110 records found.