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)
New Door Ventures San Francisco Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,225
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Roca, Inc. N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Women Helping Women N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Community Habilitation Center Inc N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
New Door Ventures San Francisco Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Friends of Spannocchia N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 200
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
No Limits Cafe N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Girl Scouts of Northern California Alameda Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 15,000
JA Worldwide Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,045
Backpack Buddies Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cake4kids Santa Clara Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
My New Red Shoes CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Parks Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Summer Search CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Live in Peace Inc CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Camp Dudley Foundation Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Doug Coombs Foundation WY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Special Olympics Northern California, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
StreetCode Academy CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Teen Success, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Tiger Woods Foundation Inc CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Hollister Youth Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Belvedere Cove Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Braven Incorporated CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Positive Coaching Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Fight for Life Foundation Inc IN Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Girls To Women CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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