Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

Explore the catalog

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)
The Pando Initiative Inc N/A KS United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Girls Incorporated of Orange County N/A CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Kristi Yamaguchi Always Dream Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Poway-Midland Railroad Volunteers Inc. N/A 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 15,000
Casa Valentina Inc N/A FL United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Squashdrive Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
HRJ Charities Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 8,000
California Equine Foundation N/A KY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
StreetCode Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 110,000
Fishermans Wharf Association of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 280,000
Merrimack Valley Robotics Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,200
Page SUM 629,700

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Pando Initiative Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Girls Incorporated of Orange County N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Kristi Yamaguchi Always Dream Foundation Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Poway-Midland Railroad Volunteers Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Casa Valentina Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Squashdrive Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
HRJ Charities Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 8,000
California Equine Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
StreetCode Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 110,000
Fishermans Wharf Association of San Francisco San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 280,000
Merrimack Valley Robotics Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,200
Page SUM 629,700

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Mid Peninsula Athletic Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Quicksilver Swimming CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Sports Humanitarian Group, Inc. NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,400
Today's Youth Matter CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
United States Equestrian Team Foundation Inc NJ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Jakara Movement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
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 15,000
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
Magical Bridge Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300
At the Crossroads CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Bay Area Disc Association CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 723,900

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Live in Peace Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Pivotal Connections United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Alliance for Youth Organizing United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Safe Passages United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Girls Inc of the Pacific Northwest United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
A Place Called Home United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Santa Cruz Little League United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Los Angeles United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,002
Southern California Equestrian Sports United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Union City Youth Soccer League United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,750
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Summer Search United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Squash and Education Alliance Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
International Youth Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,000
After School Matters United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 6,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,250
StreetCode Academy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 90,000
Page SUM 602,802

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13280 records found.