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)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Burlingame Aquatic Club Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 4,197
Francisco Park Conservancy San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
National Wheelchair Basketball Association N/A CO United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 9,500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Bay Area Disc Association Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Desert N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Singapore Children's Society N/A Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 37,500
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Boy Scouts of America Alameda CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
STREAT Ltd. N/A Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,800
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 5,000
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 30,000
Halogen Foundation Singapore N/A Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 206,197

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Burlingame Aquatic Club Inc San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 4,197
Francisco Park Conservancy San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
National Wheelchair Basketball Association N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Positive Coaching Alliance Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 9,500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Bay Area Disc Association Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Desert N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Singapore Children's Society N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 37,500
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Boy Scouts of America Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
STREAT Ltd. N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,800
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Girls To Women San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
We Are Family Foundation N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Halogen Foundation Singapore N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 206,197

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
AI4ALL CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Art of Yoga Project CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Austin Science Education Foundation TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Black Girls Code Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Fellowship of Christian Athletes CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
We Are Family Foundation NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Girls Incorporated of San Diego County CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Playworks Education Energized CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Adventure Risk Challenge CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass Metrowest Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Greater Flint Hockey Association MI Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
John Burton Advocates for Youth CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Spark Program Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
No Bully CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 369,000

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Burlingame Aquatic Club Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 4,197
Francisco Park Conservancy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
My New Red Shoes United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
National Wheelchair Basketball Association United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Positive Coaching Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 9,500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Bay Area Disc Association United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Desert United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Singapore Children's Society Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 37,500
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
STREAT Ltd. Australia Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,800
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 5,000
Girls To Women United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
We Are Family Foundation United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Halogen Foundation Singapore Singapore Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 206,197

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13280 records found.