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.

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Tahoe Rim Trail Association N/A Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 500
Coachart Org N/A Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Coachart Org N/A Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 10,000
San Francisco Recreation and Park Department San Francisco Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Enterprise for Youth San Francisco Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Cinnamongirl Inc. Alameda Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Niroga Institute Alameda Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Niroga Institute Alameda Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Niroga Institute Alameda Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters Association of Los Angeles N/A Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 20,000
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
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
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
Girls To Women San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 166,000

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Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Recreation and Park Department CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters Association of Los Angeles CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Niroga Institute CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Enterprise for Youth CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Niroga Institute CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Niroga Institute CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Coachart Org CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Coachart Org CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Tahoe Rim Trail Association NV Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 500
Cinnamongirl Inc. CA Youth Development, Recreation & Sports Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Gear Alliance, Inc. CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Positive Coaching Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Stoked Mentoring Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Citizens for Juvenile Justice, Inc. MA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 45,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Future Talent of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 260,275

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Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
STREAT Ltd. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,800
STREAT Ltd. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Australian Business and Community Network Limited Australia Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Possible Dreams International Australia International Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Thrive Refugee Enterprise Australia Human Services Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research Australia Health Donor Advised 2019 188,144
Australian Online Giving Foundation Australia General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Hope for Cambodian Children Foundation Australia General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Foodbank Victoria Australia Food Security Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Australian National University Australia Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Australian National University Australia Education Donor Advised 2019 275,958
Box Hill Institute Australia Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,250
Griffith University Australia Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Monash University Australia Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Monash University Australia Education Donor Advised 2019 8,050
Monash University Australia Education Donor Advised 2019 423,449
Technical and Further Education Commission (TAFE) NSW Australia Education Corporate Advised 2019 7,250
University of New South Wales Australia Education Corporate Advised 2019 83,400
Wantok Musik Foundation Australia Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Animals Australia Federation Australia Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 48,324
Page SUM 2,280,625

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