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, and corporate 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 ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 40,000
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
Singapore Children's Society N/A Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,313
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
No Bully San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Boy Scouts of America N/A OR United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
St. Francis Sailing Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program N/A MI United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Upward Roots Inc Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Girls To Women San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
We Are Family Foundation N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,500
Halogen Foundation Singapore N/A Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago & Northwest Indiana N/A IL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Washington FIRST Robotics N/A WA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,075
Page SUM 177,388

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Detroit 300 Conservancy N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
At the Crossroads San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
San Mateo County Sheriffs Activities League San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
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
East Palo Alto Tee Ball Pitching Machine N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Third Street Community Center Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Treasure Island Sailing Center Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 303,542

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
East Palo Alto Police Activities League CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 -1,000
Tony Hawk Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Live in Peace Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
St. Francis Sailing Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
StreetCode Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Winthrop Little League Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Pasadena-Foothill Valley YWCA CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Public Allies Silicon Valley WI Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Los Angeles CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Education Partnerships CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Girls on the Run of the Bay Area, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Nantucket Golf Club Foundation, Inc. MA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Atherton Police Activities League CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 105,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Stand for Children Leadership Center OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Third Street Community Center CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 816,250

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 40,000
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
Singapore Children's Society Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,313
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
No Bully United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
St. Francis Sailing Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Upward Roots Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Girls To Women United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
We Are Family Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,500
Halogen Foundation Singapore Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago & Northwest Indiana United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Washington FIRST Robotics United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,075
Page SUM 177,388

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13280 records found.