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)
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 49,900
Friends of Stevens Creek Trail Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Code for America Labs San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in California Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Somos Mayfair Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 269,352
Veggielution Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Able Works San Mateo CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Veggielution Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Jewish Community Center of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Jose Downtown Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Able Works San Mateo CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 40,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Asian Inc San Francisco CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 30,000
Page SUM 1,269,452

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 49,900
Friends of Stevens Creek Trail Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Code for America Labs San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in California Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Somos Mayfair Inc Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 269,352
Veggielution Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Able Works San Mateo Community Development Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Veggielution Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Jewish Community Center of San Francisco San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Jose Downtown Foundation Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Able Works San Mateo Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 40,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Asian Inc San Francisco Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 30,000
Page SUM 1,269,452

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Classical Public Radio Network LLC CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Art in Action CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 275,000
Women Make Movies NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -100,000
Spy Hop Productions Inc UT Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Leaping Clear Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Common Sense Media CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Opera San Jose Incorporated CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Beneficent Technology Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
BCT Institute for Media Productions Inc CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Chinese Historical Society of America CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 9,000
Montalvo Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Music at the Mission CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Beneficent Technology Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 56,000
Independent Arts & Media CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
The High Desert Museum OR Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Concentric Media CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
StoryCorps, Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 365,000

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Vietnamese American Professional Women of Silicon Valley United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science & Art United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
National Science and Technology Museum Taiwan (R.O.C.) Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
American Repertory Theatre United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Community School of Music & Arts United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
KQED, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Council of Korean Americans, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
National Domestic Workers Alliance Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 625
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Film Makers Collaborative, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,125
Community School of Music & Arts United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Democracy Now Productions, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Center for Action and Contemplation Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Media Impact Funders Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Oregon Public Broadcasting United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Music at the Mission United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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
Page SUM 94,950

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13110 records found.