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)
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
10 Thousand Windows, Inc. N/A TN United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Opportunity Junction, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Four Block Foundation Inc N/A NY United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Transylvania Vocational Services Inc N/A NC United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
JINC N/A Netherlands Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
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
Women's Technology Empowerment Centre N/A Nigeria Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Building Skills Partnership N/A CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 14,500
Building Skills Partnership N/A CA United States Workforce Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 60,000
Cooperate Inc N/A NY United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Metropolitan Education District Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,300
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Women's Technology Empowerment Centre N/A Nigeria Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
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 20,000
Page SUM 499,300

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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 10,000
10 Thousand Windows, Inc. N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Opportunity Junction, Inc. Contra Costa Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Four Block Foundation Inc N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
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
Metropolitan Education District Foundation Santa Clara Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Women's Technology Empowerment Centre N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Building Skills Partnership N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 14,500
Building Skills Partnership N/A Workforce Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 60,000
Cooperate Inc N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Metropolitan Education District Foundation Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,300
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Women's Technology Empowerment Centre N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Building Skills Partnership N/A Workforce Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
New Door Ventures San Francisco Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 499,300

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
St. Francis Sailing Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
StreetCode Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Winthrop Little League Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Pasadena-Foothill Valley YWCA CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Public Allies Silicon Valley WI Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Los Angeles CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Community Education Partnerships CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Girls on the Run of the Bay Area, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Nantucket Golf Club Foundation, Inc. MA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Atherton Police Activities League CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 105,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Stand for Children Leadership Center OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Third Street Community Center CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Libertys Kitchen LA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 736,250

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
10 Thousand Windows, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Opportunity Junction, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Four Block Foundation Inc United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 100,000
Transylvania Vocational Services Inc United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
JINC Netherlands Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Metropolitan Education District Foundation United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Women's Technology Empowerment Centre Nigeria Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Building Skills Partnership United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 14,500
Building Skills Partnership United States Workforce Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 60,000
Cooperate Inc United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Metropolitan Education District Foundation United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,300
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Women's Technology Empowerment Centre Nigeria Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Building Skills Partnership United States Workforce Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
New Door Ventures United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Page SUM 499,300

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13280 records found.