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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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 25,000
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
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
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
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Dress for Success Triangle, NC N/A NC United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
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 5,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Him for Her Inc Alameda CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
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 Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 253,500

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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 25,000
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
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
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
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Dress for Success Triangle, NC N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Him for Her Inc Alameda Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
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 Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 253,500

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
United States Olympic Committee CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
New Orleans Junior Journalism Program LA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 36,000
California Clubhouse CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
The Young Mens Christian Association of Boise City Idaho ID Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 16,550
Adventure Cycling Association MT Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
East Oakland Youth Development Center CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
Valkyrie Robotics CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
JA Worldwide Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Boys and Girls Club of the Twin Cities MN Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 60,000
Dev Mission CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Oakland Lacrosse Club CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 18,810
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Southern California Equestrian Sports CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Chicago Mariachi Project IL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Girls in the Game NFP IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
You Matter Too AZ Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Higher Ground Sun Valley Inc ID Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Pivotal Connections CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 357,860

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