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)
Today's Youth Matter Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Urban Compass N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
First Tee of North Flordia Inc. N/A FL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Summer Search San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
Build Lebanon Trails N/A OR United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 4,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,667
The Good Tidings Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Fit Kids Foundation Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Hollister Youth Alliance N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Information Clearinghouse San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 40,000
Stand for Children Leadership Center N/A OR United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Sacramento Asian Sports Foundation N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Friends for Youth, Inc. 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 500
Youth Radio Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 637,117

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Girls Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
First Place for Youth Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Together We Rise Corporation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,575
Singapore Children's Society N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 36,000
Harlem Children's Zone Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,125
United States Equestrian Team Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Square Peg Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Educate! N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
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
Seaside Pony Baseball Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 666,650

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters Association of Los Angeles CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Collective Impact CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,000
Rich May Foundation CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 2,850
Coachart Org CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Coachart Org CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 15,000
100 Black Men of Silicon Valley Inc. CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 105,850

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