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)
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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 650
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
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 75,000
Novaworks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
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
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
StreetWise Partners Incorporated N/A NY United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Access to Business N/A England Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Today's Youth Matter Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Youth Focus Inc Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 504,291

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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 650
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Jewish Vocational & Career Counseling Service San Francisco Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Novaworks Foundation Santa Clara Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 500
NPO Mama-Work Laboratory N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
StreetWise Partners Incorporated N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Access to Business N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Peninsula Bridge Program San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Today's Youth Matter Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Youth Focus Inc Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 504,291

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Community Education Partnerships CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Girls on the Run of the Bay Area, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Nantucket Golf Club Foundation, Inc. MA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Atherton Police Activities League CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 105,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Stand for Children Leadership Center OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Francisco Park Conservancy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Join Hands ESL Inc IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Summer Search CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Tony Hawk Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Youth Leadership Institute CA Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Northern Calfornia AmericanSaddlebred Horse Association CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Society of St Vincent de Paul OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 739,250

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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 650
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Jewish Vocational & Career Counseling Service United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Novaworks Foundation United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 500
NPO Mama-Work Laboratory Japan Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
StreetWise Partners Incorporated United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Access to Business England Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Peninsula Bridge Program United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Today's Youth Matter United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Youth Focus Inc United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 504,291

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13280 records found.