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)
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
Salute Military Golf Association Inc Contra Costa MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,025
Young Life Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Comp-U-Dopt N/A TX United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Squashdrive Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Benito Youth Soccer League N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
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
Seaside Pony Baseball Inc N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Girls Incorporated N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
First Place for Youth Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Salute Military Golf Association Inc Contra Costa Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,025
Young Life Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Comp-U-Dopt N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Squashdrive Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Benito Youth Soccer League N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
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
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Girls Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
First Place for Youth Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
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