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)
SPUR San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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 5,000
Menlowe Ballet San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Musicians on Call Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Pear Avenue Theatre Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Art in Action San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Oregon Public Broadcasting N/A OR United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oregon Military Museum Project N/A OR United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Association of the Los Altos Historical Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,500
Museum of American Heritage Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Schola Cantorum Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Exploratorium San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Cultural Heritage Imaging San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Kivulini Trust N/A Kenya Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 95,000
National Public Radio, Inc. N/A MD United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
TheatreWorks Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,500
East Palo Alto Youth Arts & Music Center San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Common Sense Media San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
SPUR San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Exploratorium San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
KQED, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Menlowe Ballet San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Musicians on Call Inc N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Pear Avenue Theatre Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Art in Action San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Oregon Public Broadcasting N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oregon Military Museum Project N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Association of the Los Altos Historical Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,500
Museum of American Heritage Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Schola Cantorum Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Exploratorium San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Cultural Heritage Imaging San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Kivulini Trust N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 95,000
National Public Radio, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
TheatreWorks Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,500
East Palo Alto Youth Arts & Music Center San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Common Sense Media San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Jazz at Lincoln Center Inc NY Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
American Conservative Union Foundation VA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 958,000
WNET NY Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 200
Santa Clara Ballet Assn CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Japanese American National Museum CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Columbus Citizens Foundation Inc NY Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Silk Road Project, Inc. MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Cultural Heritage Imaging CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Symphony CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Schola Cantorum Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Marshall Project Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Burnsville Community Foundation MN Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Artists Association of Nantucket MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Symphony CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 275,000
Association of Science-Technology Centers Incorporated DC Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,900
BRIC Arts Media Bklyn Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Lanai Culture & Heritage Center HI Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Joe Goode Performance Group CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Center on Contemporary Art WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 1,491,600

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
SPUR United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Exploratorium United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
KQED, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Menlowe Ballet United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Musicians on Call Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Pear Avenue Theatre United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Art in Action United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Symphony United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Oregon Public Broadcasting United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oregon Military Museum Project United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Association of the Los Altos Historical Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,500
Museum of American Heritage United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Schola Cantorum Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Exploratorium United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Cultural Heritage Imaging United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Kivulini Trust Kenya Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 95,000
National Public Radio, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
TheatreWorks United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,500
East Palo Alto Youth Arts & Music Center United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Common Sense Media United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 295,950

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13110 records found.