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)
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Hust Silicon Valley Fund Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 560
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Commonwealth Club of California San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Swords to Plowshares Veterans Rights Organization San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Public Policy Institute of California San Francisco CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Community Initiatives San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 120,000
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Thirteenth Street Neighborhood Advisory Committee Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Joint Venture Silicon Valley Network Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Santa Clara County Asian Law Alliance Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Santa Clara County Asian Law Alliance Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 65,000
Able Works San Mateo CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Community Initiatives San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 922,110

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Hust Silicon Valley Fund Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 560
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Commonwealth Club of California San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Swords to Plowshares Veterans Rights Organization San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Public Policy Institute of California San Francisco Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Community Initiatives San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 120,000
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Thirteenth Street Neighborhood Advisory Committee Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Joint Venture Silicon Valley Network Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Santa Clara County Asian Law Alliance Inc Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Santa Clara County Asian Law Alliance Inc Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 65,000
Able Works San Mateo Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Community Initiatives San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 922,110

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Computer History Museum CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Association of Science-Technology Centers Incorporated DC Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,900
Lanai Culture & Heritage Center HI Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Joe Goode Performance Group CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Marshall Project Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Camelot Theatre Company OR Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
International Consortium of Investigative Journalists Inc DC Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Chinese Cultural Society of Stockton Corporation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Santa Cruz Art League, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Mateo County Historical Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 21,500
Stanford Jazz Workshop CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Chopsticks Alley Art CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
American Conservative Union Foundation VA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 958,000
Santa Clara Ballet Assn CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Japanese American National Museum CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,000
California Lawyers For The Arts Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Columbus Citizens Foundation Inc NY Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
San Jose Museum of Art Association CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Page SUM 1,306,600

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