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)
New Door Ventures San Francisco CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Petit Miracles Interiors N/A England Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Cooperate Inc N/A NY United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Metropolitan Education District Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
New Door Ventures San Francisco CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Cooperate Inc N/A NY United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
New Door Ventures San Francisco CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
New Door Ventures San Francisco CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Roca, Inc. N/A MA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
New Door Ventures San Francisco CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,225
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
Page SUM 554,425

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
New Door Ventures San Francisco Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Petit Miracles Interiors N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Cooperate Inc N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Metropolitan Education District Foundation Santa Clara Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
New Door Ventures San Francisco Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Cooperate Inc N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
New Door Ventures San Francisco Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
New Door Ventures San Francisco Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Roca, Inc. N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
New Door Ventures San Francisco Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,225
Friends of Spannocchia N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 200
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 554,425

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Live in Peace Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Belvedere Cove Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Braven Incorporated CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
StreetCode Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Tiger Woods Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Hollister Youth Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Positive Coaching Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Fight for Life Foundation Inc IN Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Girls To Women CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Girls To Women CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Minds Matter OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust VT Youth Development Donor 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
Page SUM 378,450

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