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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
William J. Brennan Jr. Center for Justice, Inc. N/A NY United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 5,000
NASSCOM Foundation N/A India Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 444,589
American Institute of Mathematics Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 60,000
California Academy of Sciences San Francisco CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation San Francisco CA United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Poverty and Race Research Action Council N/A DC United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 105,300
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
NPO Mama-Work Laboratory N/A Japan Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
StreetWise Partners Incorporated N/A NY United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Page SUM 1,043,180

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
William J. Brennan Jr. Center for Justice, Inc. N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2019 5,000
NASSCOM Foundation N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 444,589
American Institute of Mathematics Santa Clara Sciences Donor Advised 2019 60,000
California Academy of Sciences San Francisco Sciences Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation San Francisco Sciences Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Tech Museum of Innovation Santa Clara Sciences Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Poverty and Race Research Action Council N/A Sciences Donor Advised 2019 105,300
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
NPO Mama-Work Laboratory N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
StreetWise Partners Incorporated N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Page SUM 1,043,180

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
ESP Education and Leadership Institute Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Hoops4Life Inc CT Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,080
San Jose Parks Foundation CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 8,000
Basketball to Uplift the Youth Inc. DC Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Little League Baseball Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 750
Southern California Equestrian Sports CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Rehearsal for Life Inc. MA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
BeGirl.world PA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 90,000
88bikes WA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Art of Yoga Project CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 4,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 225,000
Young Life AZ Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 2,000
Handful Players Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Magical Bridge Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 495,330

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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
CuriOdyssey United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Force 11 United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Genetics Society of America Incorporated United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Institute for Higher Education Policy United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 77,404
Median Foundation United States Sciences Committee Advised 2019 50,000
Pacific Institute for Studies in Development Environment and United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Schmahl Science Workshops United States Sciences Donor Advised 2019 15,000
The Stride Center United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Dress for Success San Francisco United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 300
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 45,000
Metro Mothers Network Canada Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 45,000
Dress for Success Triangle, NC United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Opportunity Junction, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Dress for Success Triangle, NC United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Career Accelerator Limited United Kingdom Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 6,500
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Rework Training United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
Page SUM 419,154

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