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)
Rework Training N/A IL United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Four Block Foundation Inc N/A NY United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Marriott Foundation for People With Disabilities Inc N/A MD United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 44,000
Stichting Delitelabs N/A Netherlands Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
JINC N/A Netherlands Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Building Skills Partnership N/A CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 14,500
Womens Bean Project N/A CO United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
The Film Collaborative Inc N/A CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Building Skills Partnership N/A CA United States Workforce Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 60,000
Cooperate Inc N/A NY United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
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 2,500
Building Skills Partnership N/A CA United States Workforce Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
Upwardly Global San Francisco CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Cooperate Inc N/A NY United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Knowledge House Fellowship Inc N/A NY United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 676,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Australian Business and Community Network Limited N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Solar Richmond Contra Costa Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Metro Mothers Network N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Venture For America, Inc. N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Opportunity Junction, Inc. Contra Costa Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Transylvania Vocational Services Inc N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
JINC N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Four Block Foundation Inc N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Metropolitan Education District Foundation Santa Clara Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Women's Technology Empowerment Centre N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Building Skills Partnership N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 14,500
Cooperate Inc N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 832,300

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Community Cycling Center OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Girls on the Run New Hampshire NH Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
San Mateo Police Activities League CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Chelmsford Police Athletic League Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Treasure Island Sailing Center Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Liahona Motu Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
My New Red Shoes 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
Page SUM 598,367

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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Australian Business and Community Network Limited Australia Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Solar Richmond United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Metro Mothers Network Canada Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Venture For America, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Opportunity Junction, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Transylvania Vocational Services Inc United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
JINC Netherlands Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Four Block Foundation Inc United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Metropolitan Education District Foundation United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Women's Technology Empowerment Centre Nigeria Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Building Skills Partnership United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 14,500
Cooperate Inc United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 832,300

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13280 records found.