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.

Grantee Bay Area County State Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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 1,000
Community Habilitation Center Inc N/A FL United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Women Helping Women N/A CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
New Door Ventures San Francisco CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Friends of Spannocchia N/A ME United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 200
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
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 10,000
No Limits Cafe N/A NJ United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 131,450

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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 1,000
Roca, Inc. N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Community Habilitation Center Inc N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Women Helping Women N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
New Door Ventures San Francisco Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Friends of Spannocchia N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 200
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
No Limits Cafe N/A Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 131,450

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Yosemite Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Square Peg Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Camp Rainbow Gold, Inc. ID Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Casa Valentina Inc FL Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Torrey Pines Docent Society CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 200
Youth United for Community Action CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
First Place for Youth CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 450
Positive Coaching Alliance CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boys and Girls Club of Delaware Inc DE Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Businesses United in Investing Lending and Development CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Stfyc International Yacht Racing Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Detroit 300 Conservancy MI Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Harlem Children's Zone Inc NY Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Chicago Freedom School IL Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 165,000
Page SUM 458,725

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