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)
Young Life N/A AZ United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
John Burton Advocates for Youth San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Pivotal Connections Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Safe Passages Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc N/A MA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Girls Inc of the Pacific Northwest N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Santa Cruz Little League N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Los Angeles N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,002
Southern California Equestrian Sports N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Union City Youth Soccer League Alameda CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,750
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Summer Search San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Squash and Education Alliance Inc N/A NY United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust N/A VT United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,250
StreetCode Academy San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 90,000
Page SUM 586,202

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Live in Peace Inc San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Pivotal Connections Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Safe Passages Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Girls Inc of the Pacific Northwest N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Santa Cruz Little League N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Los Angeles N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,002
Southern California Equestrian Sports N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Union City Youth Soccer League Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,750
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Summer Search San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Squash and Education Alliance Inc N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,250
StreetCode Academy San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 90,000
Teen Success, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Horizons National Student Enrichment Program Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Young Life N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 590,702

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
GO Campaign CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Magical Bridge Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Mateo County Sheriffs Activities League CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Bay Area Disc Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 8,000
Mid Peninsula Athletic Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
A New Day Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 34,500
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
Role Model Movement Inc. Nfp IL 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
Page SUM 685,675

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
John Burton Advocates for Youth United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Live in Peace Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Pivotal Connections United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
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
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
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400
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
Teen Success, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Horizons National Student Enrichment Program Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 595,202

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13280 records found.