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)
Women Helping Women N/A CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
New Door Ventures San Francisco CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Friends of Spannocchia N/A ME United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 200
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
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 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 5,000
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
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Friends for Youth, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Future Talent of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 120,250

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
10 Thousand Windows, Inc. N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Roca, Inc. N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 200,000
New Door Ventures San Francisco Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,225
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Roca, Inc. N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Community Habilitation Center Inc N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Women Helping Women N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
New Door Ventures San Francisco Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Friends of Spannocchia N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 200
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
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 250
San Francisco Parks Alliance San Francisco Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Boy Scouts of America San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Camelot Equestrian Park Foundation N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. Contra Costa Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 285,925

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Pivotal Connections CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Playworks Education Energized CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Adventure Cycling Association MT Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Sheriff Pal Program MI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Soul of Nations Inc. DC Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Good Tidings Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Kelly S Brush Foundation VT Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
A Place Called Home CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boy Scouts of America OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Camelot Equestrian Park Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
National Recreation & Park Association VA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Cake4kids CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Future Talent of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,500
GirlVentures CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 500
HRJ Charities Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Kyle Pease Foundation Inc GA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 210,000
Pop Warner Little Scholars Inc PA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Page SUM 455,000

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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
10 Thousand Windows, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Roca, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 200,000
New Door Ventures United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,225
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Roca, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Community Habilitation Center Inc United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Women Helping Women United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
New Door Ventures United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Friends of Spannocchia United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 200
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
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 250
San Francisco Parks Alliance United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Boy Scouts of America United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Camelot Equestrian Park Foundation United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 285,925

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13280 records found.