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, 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)
Petit Miracles Interiors N/A England Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Cooperate Inc N/A NY United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Metropolitan Education District Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Workers Center for Racial Justice NFP N/A IL United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 85,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Corporate Partners N/A NY United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Association NQT N/A France Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Building Skills Partnership N/A CA United States Workforce Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
New Door Ventures San Francisco CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Cooperate Inc N/A NY United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
New Door Ventures San Francisco CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
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 1,000
New Door Ventures San Francisco CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
ACCION International N/A MA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 -100,000
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
Page SUM 622,725

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Petit Miracles Interiors N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Cooperate Inc N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Metropolitan Education District Foundation Santa Clara Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Workers Center for Racial Justice NFP N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 85,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Corporate Partners N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Association NQT N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Building Skills Partnership N/A Workforce Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
New Door Ventures San Francisco Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Cooperate Inc N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
New Door Ventures San Francisco Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Access to Business N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
New Door Ventures San Francisco Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
ACCION International N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 -100,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Roca, Inc. N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 200,000
New Door Ventures San Francisco Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,225
Page SUM 622,725

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Waterside Workshops CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Girl Scouts of Northern California CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Square Peg Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Camp Sunshine at Sebago Lake, Inc. ME Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 750
Youth United for Community Action CA Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 500
LA's BEST CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass Metrowest Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
California Clubhouse CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
First Place for Youth CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Positive Coaching Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Committee Advised 2019 5,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Stoked Mentoring Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Eagle Island Inc NJ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 251,200

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Petit Miracles Interiors England Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Cooperate Inc United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Metropolitan Education District Foundation United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Workers Center for Racial Justice NFP United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 85,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Corporate Partners United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Association NQT France Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Building Skills Partnership United States Workforce Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 50,000
New Door Ventures United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Cooperate Inc United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
New Door Ventures United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Access to Business England Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
New Door Ventures United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
ACCION International United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 -100,000
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
Page SUM 622,725

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13280 records found.