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.

Grantee Bay Area County State Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Workers Center for Racial Justice NFP N/A IL United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 85,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Building Skills Partnership N/A CA United States Workforce Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
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
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
New Door Ventures San Francisco CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
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 1,000
Roca, Inc. N/A MA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 200,000
New Door Ventures San Francisco CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,225
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 300
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Stand for Children Leadership Center N/A OR United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Page SUM 621,525

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Workers Center for Racial Justice NFP N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 85,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Building Skills Partnership N/A Workforce Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
New Door Ventures San Francisco Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Cooperate Inc N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
New Door Ventures San Francisco Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
New Door Ventures San Francisco Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
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 2,500
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Black Girls Code Inc San Francisco Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 300
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Stand for Children Leadership Center N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Page SUM 621,525

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 40,000
Seattle Children's Playgarden WA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
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
The HorsePark at Woodside, Ltd. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Alliance for Youth Organizing DC Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pivotal Connections CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 125,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Square Peg Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
United States Olympic Committee CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
The Tenacity Project, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
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 2,500
The Young Mens Christian Association of Boise City Idaho ID Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 16,550
Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters Inc KS Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Santa Cruz Little League CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Page SUM 408,300

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