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)
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
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
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
The Harker School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 700
Mountain View Educational Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
College Track Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 3,600,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 83,984
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Parents Club West Portal School San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Silicon Valley Urban Debate League Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Drew School San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Primary School - East Palo Alto San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
The San Francisco School San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Page SUM 7,145,884

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Educacy Santa Clara Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco SAFE, Inc. San Francisco Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 200,000
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
The Harker School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 700
Mountain View Educational Foundation Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
College Track Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 3,600,000
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 83,984
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Parents Club West Portal School San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Silicon Valley Urban Debate League Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 25,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Drew School San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Primary School - East Palo Alto San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
The San Francisco School San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 60,000
Page SUM 7,145,884

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Nantucket Historical Association MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Montalvo Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Symphony CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Peninsula Youth Theatre CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Utah Film Center UT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 35,000
San Mateo County Historical Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 4,000
ODC CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Jose Children's Musical Theater CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 13,000
National Film Preserve, Ltd. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
La Jolla Music Society CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Ising Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Center for Action and Contemplation Inc NM Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Windrider Institute Inc ID Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
KQED, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 224,000

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