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)
Jewish Vocational & Career Counseling Services San Francisco CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 400
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Project HIRED Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
StreetWise Partners Incorporated N/A NY United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Adas Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Four Block Foundation Inc N/A NY United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Center for Employment Opportunities N/A NY United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Fitted for Work N/A VIC Australia Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Leap Inc N/A NY United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Cara Program N/A IL United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 476,650

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Jewish Vocational & Career Counseling Services San Francisco Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 400
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Project HIRED Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
StreetWise Partners Incorporated N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Adas Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Four Block Foundation Inc N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Center for Employment Opportunities N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Fitted for Work N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Leap Inc N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Cara Program N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 476,650

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Pathways for Kids CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Positive Coaching Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fishing Academy Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Hope House DC Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 12,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,700
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Girls Incorporated of the Central Coast CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 300
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Create Good Foundation WA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust VT Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Novato Girls Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
San Jose Parks Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 84,850

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Jewish Vocational & Career Counseling Services United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 400
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Project HIRED United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
StreetWise Partners Incorporated United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Adas Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Four Block Foundation Inc United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Center for Employment Opportunities United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Fitted for Work Australia Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Leap Inc United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Cara Program United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 476,650

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13110 records found.