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)
Gideons Promise Inc N/A GA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Venture For America, Inc. N/A NY United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Australian Business and Community Network Limited N/A Australia Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Metro Mothers Network N/A Canada Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Venture For America, Inc. N/A NY United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Opportunity Junction, Inc. Contra Costa CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
1951 Coffee Company Alameda CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
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
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
Page SUM 864,300

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Gideons Promise Inc N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Venture For America, Inc. N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Australian Business and Community Network Limited N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Metro Mothers Network N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Venture For America, Inc. N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Opportunity Junction, Inc. Contra Costa Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
1951 Coffee Company Alameda Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
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
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
Page SUM 864,300

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Parks Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Camp Dudley Foundation Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Doug Coombs Foundation WY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Live in Peace Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
StreetCode Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Teens for Food Justice NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,550
Friends for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Positive Coaching Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Child Evangelism Fellowship Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Girls To Women CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Minds Matter OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Morgan Horse Educational Charitable Trust VT Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 110,000
Build Lebanon Trails OR Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas TX Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Page SUM 445,850

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Gideons Promise Inc United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Venture For America, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Australian Business and Community Network Limited Australia Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Metro Mothers Network Canada Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Venture For America, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Opportunity Junction, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
1951 Coffee Company United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
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
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
Page SUM 864,300

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13280 records found.