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 descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Children Incorporated N/A VA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,500
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Parks Alliance San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA 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 10,000
Friends for Youth, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Girls To Women San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
We Are Family Foundation N/A NY United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Bahamas Sportfishing and Conservation Corporation N/A TX United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Little League Baseball Inc N/A NV United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
JA Worldwide Inc. N/A MA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,045
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 225,000
Alliance for Youth Organizing N/A DC United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Big Sister Association of Greater Boston Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 398,745

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Children Incorporated N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,500
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Parks Alliance San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Friends for Youth, Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Girls To Women San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
We Are Family Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Bahamas Sportfishing and Conservation Corporation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Little League Baseball Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
JA Worldwide Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,045
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 225,000
Alliance for Youth Organizing N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Big Sister Association of Greater Boston Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Magical Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 398,745

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Doug Coombs Foundation WY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Art of Yoga Project CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Live in Peace Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
StreetCode Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Tiger Woods Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Teens for Food Justice NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,550
Friends for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Boys and Girls Club of Anaheim Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Positive Coaching Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
About-Face Media Literacy Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Child Evangelism Fellowship Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Girls To Women CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Minds Matter OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Jeremiah's Promise CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400
Page SUM 235,250

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Positive Coaching Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Children Incorporated United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,500
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Parks Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Friends for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Girls To Women United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
We Are Family Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Bahamas Sportfishing and Conservation Corporation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Little League Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Girl Scouts of Northern California United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
JA Worldwide Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,045
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 225,000
Alliance for Youth Organizing United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Big Sister Association of Greater Boston Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Magical Bridge Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 398,745

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13280 records found.