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 descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement N/A IL United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Womens Bean Project N/A CO United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Upwardly Global San Francisco CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 650
W E Upjohn Unemployment Trustee Corporation N/A MI United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 18,141
The Knowledge House Fellowship Inc N/A NY United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Novaworks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Jewish Vocational & Career Counseling Service San Francisco CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 500
NPO Mama-Work Laboratory N/A Japan Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
StreetWise Partners Incorporated N/A NY United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Gideons Promise Inc N/A GA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 45,000
Gideons Promise Inc N/A GA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Venture For America, Inc. N/A NY United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Page SUM 865,541

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Womens Bean Project N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Upwardly Global San Francisco Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 650
W E Upjohn Unemployment Trustee Corporation N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 18,141
The Knowledge House Fellowship Inc N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Novaworks Foundation Santa Clara Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Jewish Vocational & Career Counseling Service San Francisco Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 500
NPO Mama-Work Laboratory N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
StreetWise Partners Incorporated N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Gideons Promise Inc N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 45,000
Gideons Promise Inc N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Venture For America, Inc. N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Page SUM 865,541

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Parks Alliance CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Camp for All Kids MO Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Top Honors Incorporated NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Youth Radio CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Japanese Community Youth Council CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
StreetCode Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Teens for Food Justice NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Friends for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 727
Positive Coaching Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Asn CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Team Esface Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
For Kids Foundation NV Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Harlem Children's Zone Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Junior State of America Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 66,500
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 16,666
Page SUM 461,093

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Womens Bean Project United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Upwardly Global United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 650
W E Upjohn Unemployment Trustee Corporation United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 18,141
The Knowledge House Fellowship Inc United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Novaworks Foundation United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Jewish Vocational & Career Counseling Service United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 500
NPO Mama-Work Laboratory Japan Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
StreetWise Partners Incorporated United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Gideons Promise Inc United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 45,000
Gideons Promise Inc United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Venture For America, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Page SUM 865,541

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13280 records found.