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.

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Access to Business N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 40,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 300
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
ACCION International N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 -100,000
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
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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Fresh Lifelines for Youth, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Future Talent of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
HRJ Charities Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
No Bully CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
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 5,000
Black Girls Code Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Girls Incorporated of the Central Coast CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Magical Bridge Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Playworks Education Energized CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Ramah in the Rockies CO Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,600
San Mateo County Office of Education CA Youth Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 55,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada NV Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Washington FIRST Robotics WA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 10,075
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Spark Program Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 450,725

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