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)
International Documentary Association N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
La Jolla Music Society N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 700
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 475,000
San Mateo County Historical Association San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
School of Arts and Culture at MHP Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Sun Valley Center for the Arts Inc N/A ID United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Music in the Schools Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
The Exploratorium San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
KQED, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Bus Barn Stage Company A California Non-Profit Public Benefi Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Columbus Citizens Foundation Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,500
Foundation for National Progress San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Association of Science-Technology Centers Incorporated N/A DC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,900
California Film Institute Marin CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Pro Publica, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Japanese American National Museum N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
International Documentary Association N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
La Jolla Music Society N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 700
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 475,000
San Mateo County Historical Association San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
School of Arts and Culture at MHP Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Sun Valley Center for the Arts Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Music in the Schools Foundation Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
The Exploratorium San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
KQED, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Bus Barn Stage Company A California Non-Profit Public Benefi Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Columbus Citizens Foundation Inc N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,500
Foundation for National Progress San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Association of Science-Technology Centers Incorporated N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,900
California Film Institute Marin Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Pro Publica, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Japanese American National Museum N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
KQED, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Eth-Noh-Tec Creations CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Indigenous Educational Network of Turtle Island MN Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
The Texas Democracy Foundation TX Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Groundswell Community Mural Project Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Schola Cantorum Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Reno Philharmonic Association, Inc. NV Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Ohana Foundation for Technical Development CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500,000
National Film Preserve, Ltd. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 178,000
Music for Minors Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Common Sense Media CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -10,000
PEN American Center Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Look What She Did CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Algemeiner Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
California Clean Money Campaign CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 863,200

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
International Documentary Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
La Jolla Music Society United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 700
Foundation for Hispanic Education United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 475,000
San Mateo County Historical Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
School of Arts and Culture at MHP United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Sun Valley Center for the Arts Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Music in the Schools Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
The Exploratorium United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
KQED, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Symphony United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Bus Barn Stage Company A California Non-Profit Public Benefi United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Columbus Citizens Foundation Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Community School of Music & Arts United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,500
Foundation for National Progress United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
San Francisco Symphony United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Association of Science-Technology Centers Incorporated United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,900
California Film Institute United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Pro Publica, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Japanese American National Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 885,550

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13110 records found.