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, 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.

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Australian Business and Community Network Limited N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 500
NPO Mama-Work Laboratory N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
ACCION International N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 -100,000
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
Solar Richmond Contra Costa Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Venture For America, Inc. N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Metro Mothers Network N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
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
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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Child Evangelism Fellowship Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
Girls To Women CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Minds Matter OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 110,000
Build Lebanon Trails OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Jeremiah's Promise CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Parks Alliance CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
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
About-Face Media Literacy Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
StreetCode Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Page SUM 346,400

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