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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,080
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
Sheriff Pal Program N/A MI United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Community Youth Advance Incorporated N/A MD United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Teens for Food Justice N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,550
California Clubhouse San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
First Place for Youth Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Girls on the Run New Hampshire N/A NH United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Mountains 2 Sea N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,500
10,000 Degrees Marin CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
AIESEC Italia N/A Italy Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Bend, Inc. N/A OR United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
The Good Tidings Foundation San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The Tenacity Project, Inc. Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Page SUM 272,830

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,080
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
Sheriff Pal Program N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Community Youth Advance Incorporated N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Teens for Food Justice N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,550
California Clubhouse San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
First Place for Youth Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Girls on the Run New Hampshire N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Yosemite Foundation San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Mountains 2 Sea N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,500
10,000 Degrees Marin Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
AIESEC Italia N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Bend, Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
The Good Tidings Foundation San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The Tenacity Project, Inc. Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Page SUM 272,830

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Junior Achievement of Northern California CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
San Mateo Police Activities League CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Chelmsford Police Athletic League Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
California Equine Foundation KY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Summer Search CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Fishermans Wharf Association of San Francisco CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 280,000
Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Youth Focus Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Forty-Niners Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,667
Bahamas Sportfishing and Conservation Corporation TX Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Special Olympics North Carolina, Inc. NC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
StreetCode Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 460,617

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,080
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 75,000
Sheriff Pal Program United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Community Youth Advance Incorporated United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Teens for Food Justice United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,550
California Clubhouse United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
First Place for Youth United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Girls on the Run New Hampshire United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Yosemite Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Mountains 2 Sea United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 7,500
10,000 Degrees United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
AIESEC Italia Italy Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Bend, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
The Good Tidings Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
The Tenacity Project, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Page SUM 272,830

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13280 records found.