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)
Womens Bean Project N/A CO United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
The Film Collaborative Inc N/A CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement N/A IL United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Womens Bean Project N/A CO United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Upwardly Global San Francisco CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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
Page SUM 455,541

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Womens Bean Project N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
The Film Collaborative Inc N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Womens Bean Project N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Upwardly Global San Francisco Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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
Page SUM 455,541

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 325
Merrimack Valley Robotics Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 4,200
Oregon Robotics Tournament & Outreach Program OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 80,000
Special Hoop Camp Incorporated OR Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 110,000
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Love Without Boundaries Foundation AK Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Blackstone Valley Youth Football and Cheerleading RI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 -2,500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
GO Campaign CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Junior Achievement of Northern California CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Plutus Foundation Inc. PA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
At the Crossroads CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 11,000
Chelmsford Hockey Association Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
Create Good Foundation WA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Hi 5 Youth Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 4,750
Page SUM 575,775

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Womens Bean Project United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 46,000
The Film Collaborative Inc United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Womens Bean Project United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Upwardly Global United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Knowledge House Fellowship Inc United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 650
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
W E Upjohn Unemployment Trustee Corporation United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 18,141
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Novaworks Foundation United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Jewish Vocational & Career Counseling Service United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
JobTrain, Inc. United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 500
NPO Mama-Work Laboratory Japan Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Ada's Cafe United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 455,541

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13280 records found.