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)
New Door Ventures San Francisco CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
10 Thousand Windows, Inc. N/A TN United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
New Door Ventures San Francisco CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Roca, Inc. N/A MA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 200,000
New Door Ventures San Francisco CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,225
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Roca, Inc. N/A MA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Community Habilitation Center Inc N/A FL United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Women Helping Women N/A CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
New Door Ventures San Francisco CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Friends of Spannocchia N/A ME United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 200
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
No Limits Cafe N/A NJ United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Access to Business N/A England Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 270,175

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Roca, Inc. N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Community Habilitation Center Inc N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Women Helping Women N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
New Door Ventures San Francisco Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Friends of Spannocchia N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 200
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
No Limits Cafe N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 300
Dress for Success San Francisco Santa Clara Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 300
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 400
Page SUM 88,700

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Valkyrie Robotics CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
JA Worldwide Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Orange Coast CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Dev Mission CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Kirkwood Ski Education Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Oakland Lacrosse Club CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 18,810
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Southern California Equestrian Sports CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Thread MD Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Girls Inc of the Pacific Northwest OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Higher Ground Sun Valley Inc ID Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Pivotal Connections CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Squash On Track CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
United States Squash Racquets Association Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
JA Worldwide Inc. MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 29,900
Beat the Streets Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 -10,000
Central Park Conservancy, Inc. NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Collective Impact CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 187,960

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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
10 Thousand Windows, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
New Door Ventures United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Roca, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 200,000
New Door Ventures United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,225
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Roca, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Community Habilitation Center Inc United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Women Helping Women United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
New Door Ventures United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Friends of Spannocchia United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 200
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
No Limits Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 289,175

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13280 records found.