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)
Educacy Santa Clara CA United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco SAFE, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Prospect Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Community Improvement Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
Bayview Hunters Point Center For Arts and Technology San Francisco CA United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 20,000
San Francisco Women's Centers San Francisco CA United States Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 200
Portuguese Heritage Society of California, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Community Improvement Committee Advised 2018 20,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Centre for Effective Altruism USA Inc. Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 510,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Kings Academy Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Stanbridge Academy San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 41,800
Lexington Home and School Club Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Life Learning Academy San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Burlingame High School Parents Group, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Hidden Genius Project Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The Nueva School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 600,000
San Francisco Day School San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Menlo School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 2,673,750

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Educacy Santa Clara Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco SAFE, Inc. San Francisco Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Prospect Silicon Valley Santa Clara Community Improvement Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
Bayview Hunters Point Center For Arts and Technology San Francisco Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 20,000
San Francisco Women's Centers San Francisco Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 200
Portuguese Heritage Society of California, Inc. Santa Clara Community Improvement Committee Advised 2018 20,000
Foothill-De Anza Community Colleges Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Centre for Effective Altruism USA Inc. Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 510,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
The Kings Academy Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Stanbridge Academy San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 41,800
Lexington Home and School Club Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 250
Life Learning Academy San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Burlingame High School Parents Group, Inc. San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Hidden Genius Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The Nueva School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 600,000
San Francisco Day School San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Menlo School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Palo Alto Partners in Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 2,673,750

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Independent Arts & Media CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Troy Andrews Foundation LA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Autism Movement Therapy Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Moving Train Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Democracy Now Productions, Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Utah Film Center UT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
The Texas Democracy Foundation TX Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Just Vision Inc DC Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 35,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Christmas in the Park CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
San Francisco Symphony CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Moving Train Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Wallace Buice Theatre Company GA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
The Exploratorium CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Lab SF CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Conjuring Arts Research Center NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 495
United Roots CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Southwest Florida Holocaust Museum Inc FL Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 1,308,495

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