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)
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,400
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The Radiosurgery Society San Mateo CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
City of Palo Alto Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Foundation for Regional Transit Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,300
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 29,867
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 225
Friends of Stevens Creek Trail Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Churchill Club Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Exhibition District Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 33,500
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Committee Advised 2018 1,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Code for America Labs San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Faith in Action Bay Area San Mateo CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 184,892

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,400
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The Radiosurgery Society San Mateo Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
City of Palo Alto Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Foundation for Regional Transit Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 25,300
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 29,867
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 225
Friends of Stevens Creek Trail Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Churchill Club Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Exhibition District Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 33,500
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc Santa Clara Community Development Committee Advised 2018 1,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Code for America Labs San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Faith in Action Bay Area San Mateo Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 184,892

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Conspiracy of Beards CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Opera San Jose Incorporated CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Hawaii United Okinawa Association HI Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Computer History Museum CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Contemporary Jewish Museum CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 260
Pro Publica, Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Oregon Public Broadcasting OR Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Pro Publica, Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Our LA CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,125
San Francisco Jewish Film Festival CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Smithsonian Institution MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 75,000
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Menlowe Ballet CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Shakespeare CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Council of Korean Americans, Inc. DC Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Page SUM 330,835

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Foundation for Hispanic Education United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 475,000
Music Associates of Aspen, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
International Council on Monuments and Sites France Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 95,000
Amplifier Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Friends of Materials for the Arts Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Utah Film Center United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 165,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
College of Adaptive Arts United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Jazz Organization United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 275,000
Stanford Jazz Workshop United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
East Palo Alto Youth Arts & Music Center United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
First Look Media Works Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 23,800,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 350
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Community Radio for Northern Colorado United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 100
Wallace Buice Theatre Company United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
American Composers Forum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,600
Page SUM 24,960,050

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13110 records found.