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)
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
IDEO.ORG San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 625
Public Policy Institute of California San Francisco CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
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 500
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
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
La Cocina Inc. San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 7,000
SOMOS Mayfair Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Commonwealth Club of California San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Silicon Valley Council of Nonprofits Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
Code for America Labs San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
REDF San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 344,875

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
IDEO.ORG San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 625
Public Policy Institute of California San Francisco Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Able Works San Mateo Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Community Initiatives San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Community Initiatives Alameda 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
La Cocina Inc. San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 7,000
SOMOS Mayfair Inc. Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Commonwealth Club of California San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Silicon Valley Council of Nonprofits Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
Code for America Labs San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
REDF San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 344,875

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Concentric Media CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
National Yiddish Book Center Inc MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Democracy Now Productions, Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Living Jazz CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Texas Democracy Foundation PA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Belvedere-Tiburon Library Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Narrative Magazine Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Community School of Music & Arts CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Arts Corps WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Music for Minors Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Opera San Jose Endowment Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
WNET NY Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 200
Boston Baroque Inc MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sun Valley Summer Symphony, Inc. ID Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Boston Critic, Inc. TX Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
ODC CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 350,000
Music at the Mission CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 556,300

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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 25,000
Berkeley Symphony Orchestra United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Nevada Museum of Art, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Sunnyvale Singers United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 240
Hawaii Public Radio United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
West Bay Opera Association, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
San Francisco Film Society United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Symphony United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Sun Valley Summer Symphony, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Baltimore Museum of Art, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Global Relationships Arts Culture and Education United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Foundation for Hispanic Education United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 210,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Association of Science-Technology Centers Incorporated United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Council of Korean Americans, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Media Mobilizing Project United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 140,000
Santa Rosa Symphony Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 428,740

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13110 records found.