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 2019, as well as the four 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 represents nearly $1.26 billion in grants made by Silicon Valley Community Foundation in 2019 from donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
FUSE Corps San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Veggielution Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Upstart Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Junior League of Palo Alto - Mid Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Community Initiatives San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Italian Community Services San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Able Works San Mateo CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Impact Experience Institute San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 11,900
Redwood City Police Activities League Inc San Mateo CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Mission Asset Fund San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Parents Education Network Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 400
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
La Cocina Inc. San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
San Jose Downtown Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,064
Page SUM 905,614

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
FUSE Corps San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Veggielution Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Upstart Bay Area San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Junior League of Palo Alto - Mid Peninsula San Mateo Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Community Initiatives San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Italian Community Services San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Able Works San Mateo Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Impact Experience Institute San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 11,900
Redwood City Police Activities League Inc San Mateo Community Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Mission Asset Fund San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Parents Education Network Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 400
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
La Cocina Inc. San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
San Jose Downtown Foundation Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,064
Page SUM 905,614

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 18,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Smithsonian Institution Office of the Comptroller DC Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000,000
Cutting Ball Theater CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
KQED, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
San Mateo County Historical Association CA Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 4,000
San Mateo County Historical Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Rogue Valley Symphony Association OR Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Symphony CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
International Documentary Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Djerassi Resident Artists Program CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Chopsticks Alley Art CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 33,000
Computer History Museum CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Jose Children's Musical Theater CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 12,500
The Boulder Ballet CO Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
KQED, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Kahilu Theatre Foundation HI Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 2,382,000

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
KQED, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Art in Action United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Studies Assn United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Ten Times Ten LLC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
Ukiah Symphony Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
PBS Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,700,000
Fundacion Tarahumara Jose A. Llaguno Mexico Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 55,000
Midpeninsula Community Media Center Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Array Alliance Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Music for Minors Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 650,000
The Texas Democracy Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Associatio United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Oregon Public Broadcasting United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Concentric Media United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
PRX Incorporated United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 162,000
Photographers Without Borders Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 3,813,400

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13110 records found.