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)
Metropolitan Education District Foundation Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,300
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Women's Technology Empowerment Centre N/A Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2019 30,000
Building Skills Partnership N/A Workforce Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2019 60,000
New Door Ventures San Francisco Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
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
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
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
JobTrain, Inc. San Mateo Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Ultimate Impact Inc Alameda Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Grant A Wish Inc. N/A Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Hollenbeck Police Activities League N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,500
My New Red Shoes San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Young Life AZ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Jumpstart for Young Children Inc MA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Magical Bridge Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Triangle Inc NC Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 200
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Heros Cup Hockey Inc MA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
John Lynch Foundation FL Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,334
Our Military Kids, Inc. VA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Bridge Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 18,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Quest Scholars Program CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 500
San Jose Parks Foundation CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 250
Boy Scouts of America CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
The Fit Kids Foundation Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Today's Youth Matter CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 25,000
United States Equestrian Team Foundation Inc NJ Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 300,000
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Little League Baseball Inc NV Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Completely KIDS NE Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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