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)
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 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
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 250
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 5,000
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 20,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 500
National Trades Union Congress - U Care Fund N/A Singapore Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Women's Technology Empowerment Centre N/A Nigeria Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Building Skills Partnership N/A CA United States Workforce Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
Center for Media Change Inc Alameda CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Gideons Promise Inc N/A GA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 125,000
The Stride Center Alameda CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Step for Bulgaria Foundation N/A Bulgaria Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 625,750

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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
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 250
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Cara Program 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 500
National Trades Union Congress - U Care Fund N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Women's Technology Empowerment Centre N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Building Skills Partnership N/A Workforce Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
Center for Media Change Inc Alameda Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Gideons Promise Inc N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 125,000
The Stride Center Alameda Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Step for Bulgaria Foundation N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 625,750

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Epic Transitions CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Squashdrive CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Safe Passages CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Chelmsford Youth Baseball Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Clubs of Brea Placentia Yorba Linda CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 82,679
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Greene Scholars CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Educate! CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Foster City Youth Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Santa Clara Valley Science Fair Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Greene Scholars CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Francisco Park Conservancy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
National Mentoring Partnership Incorporated MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 8,045
West County Softball Association CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2018 4,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 325,000
East Oakland Youth Development Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 1,710,224

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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
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 250
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Cara Program 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 500
National Trades Union Congress - U Care Fund Singapore Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Women's Technology Empowerment Centre Nigeria Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Building Skills Partnership United States Workforce Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
Center for Media Change Inc United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Gideons Promise Inc United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 125,000
The Stride Center United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Step for Bulgaria Foundation Bulgaria Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 625,750

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13110 records found.