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)
Boys and Girls Club of Delaware Inc N/A DE United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Together We Rise Corporation N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,792
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc N/A IN United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Bay Area Disc Association Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Junior Achievement Rocky Mountain N/A CO United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Boy Scouts of America N/A OR United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
San Mateo County Sheriffs Activities League San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Camp Rainbow Gold, Inc. N/A ID United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Jeremiah's Promise Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Oakland Lacrosse Club Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Central Park Conservancy, Inc. N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
CHICAGO RUN N/A IL United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Daly City Community Service Center San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 14,500
Doug Coombs Foundation N/A WY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 185,292

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys and Girls Club of Delaware Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Together We Rise Corporation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,792
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Bay Area Disc Association Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Junior Achievement Rocky Mountain N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Boy Scouts of America N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
San Mateo County Sheriffs Activities League San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Camp Rainbow Gold, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Jeremiah's Promise Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Oakland Lacrosse Club Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Central Park Conservancy, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
CHICAGO RUN N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Daly City Community Service Center San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 14,500
Doug Coombs Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 185,292

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Oregon Robotics Tournament & Outreach Program OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 80,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Special Hoop Camp Incorporated OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 110,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
GO Campaign CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Young Mens Christian Association of Greater Houston Area TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Junior Achievement of Northern California CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Plutus Foundation Inc. PA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Chelmsford Hockey Association Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Create Good Foundation WA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Hi 5 Youth Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 4,750
Braven Incorporated IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Xtreme Squash CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 790,000

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys and Girls Club of Delaware Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Together We Rise Corporation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,792
Youth Opportunity Center Foundation Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Bay Area Disc Association United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Junior Achievement Rocky Mountain United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
San Mateo County Sheriffs Activities League United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Camp Rainbow Gold, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Jeremiah's Promise United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Oakland Lacrosse Club United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Central Park Conservancy, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
CHICAGO RUN United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Daly City Community Service Center United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 14,500
Doug Coombs Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 185,292

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13280 records found.