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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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)
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
No Limits Cafe N/A NJ United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Corporate Partners N/A NY United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Dress for Success San Francisco Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 300
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Stride Center Alameda CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Dress for Success Triangle, NC N/A NC United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 400
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
1951 Coffee Company Alameda CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Dress for Success Triangle, NC N/A NC United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
Arizou N/A NY United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Career Accelerator Limited N/A United Kingdom Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,500
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Page SUM 255,700

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
No Limits Cafe N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Corporate Partners N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Dress for Success San Francisco Santa Clara Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 300
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Stride Center Alameda Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Dress for Success Triangle, NC N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 400
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
1951 Coffee Company Alameda Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Dress for Success Triangle, NC N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
Arizou N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Career Accelerator Limited N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,500
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Page SUM 255,700

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Spark Program Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
HRJ Charities Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Kyle Pease Foundation Inc GA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
AI4ALL CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Art of Yoga Project CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sankaty Head Foundation, Inc. MA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
We Are Family Foundation NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 350,000
Girls Incorporated of Orange County CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Ice Hockey In Harlem Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
Playworks Education Energized CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Colorado Inc. CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
John Burton Advocates for Youth CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Specialized Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 400
Page SUM 713,900

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
No Limits Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Corporate Partners United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Dress for Success San Francisco United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 300
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Stride Center United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Dress for Success Triangle, NC United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 400
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
1951 Coffee Company United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Dress for Success Triangle, NC United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
Arizou United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Career Accelerator Limited United Kingdom Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,500
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Page SUM 255,700

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13280 records found.