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)
Womens Bean Project N/A CO United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
The Film Collaborative Inc N/A CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement N/A IL United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Access to Business N/A England Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Womens Bean Project N/A CO United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
ACCION International N/A MA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 -100,000
Upwardly Global San Francisco CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Knowledge House Fellowship Inc N/A NY United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 650
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
W E Upjohn Unemployment Trustee Corporation N/A MI United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 18,141
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Novaworks Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Jewish Vocational & Career Counseling Service San Francisco CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 345,541

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Womens Bean Project N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
The Film Collaborative Inc N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Access to Business N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Womens Bean Project N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
ACCION International N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 -100,000
Upwardly Global San Francisco Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Knowledge House Fellowship Inc N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 650
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
W E Upjohn Unemployment Trustee Corporation N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 18,141
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Novaworks Foundation Santa Clara Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Jewish Vocational & Career Counseling Service San Francisco Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 345,541

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Kyle Pease Foundation Inc GA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 210,000
Pop Warner Little Scholars Inc PA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Art of Yoga Project CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
We Are Family Foundation NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Girls Incorporated of New York City NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Young Life CO Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
Horizons National Student Enrichment Program Inc. CT Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Pivotal Connections CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Playworks Education Energized CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Adventure Cycling Association MT Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Sheriff Pal Program MI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Soul of Nations Inc. DC Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Good Tidings Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Kelly S Brush Foundation VT Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
A Place Called Home CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Specialized Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 400
Page SUM 425,600

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Womens Bean Project United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
The Film Collaborative Inc United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Access to Business England Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Womens Bean Project United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
ACCION International United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 -100,000
Upwardly Global United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Knowledge House Fellowship Inc United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 650
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
W E Upjohn Unemployment Trustee Corporation United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 18,141
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Novaworks Foundation United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Jewish Vocational & Career Counseling Service United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 345,541

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13280 records found.