Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

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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)
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
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
10 Thousand Windows, Inc. N/A TN United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
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
The Stride Center Alameda CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Dress for Success Triangle, NC N/A NC United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
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 Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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 Donor Advised 2019 300
Association NQT N/A France Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Him for Her Inc Alameda CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Rework Training N/A IL United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
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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 5,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Corporate Partners N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Dress for Success San Francisco Santa Clara Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 300
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
10 Thousand Windows, Inc. N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 400
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Stride Center Alameda Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Dress for Success Triangle, NC N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
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 Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Dress for Success Triangle, NC N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Association NQT N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Him for Her Inc Alameda Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Rework Training N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 328,700

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc MA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Magical Bridge Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Playworks Education Energized CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Rancho Cielo Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 400
Norwich Bully-Busters CT Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Basketball to Uplift the Youth Inc. DC Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Jacksonville Area Sexual Minority Youth Network, Inc. FL Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Little League Baseball Inc IL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 650
North Lawndale Eagles Youth Programs NFP, Inc IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Regional Youth Adult Social Action Partnership Inc CT Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
BeGirl.world PA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
A New Day Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 34,500
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 165,100

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Corporate Partners United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Dress for Success San Francisco United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 300
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
10 Thousand Windows, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 400
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Stride Center United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Dress for Success Triangle, NC United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Arizou United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Career Accelerator Limited United Kingdom Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,500
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Dress for Success Triangle, NC United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Association NQT France Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Him for Her Inc United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Rework Training United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 328,700

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13280 records found.