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.

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Educacy Santa Clara Community Improvement Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Foundation for a College Education Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Employer-School Council Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
University of California Santa Cruz Foundation San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
826 Valencia San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Los Altos Library Endowment Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Teach for America, Inc. San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Redwood City Education Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Nanjing University Alumni Association at San Francisco Bay Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Sequoia Adult School Scholars Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Regents of the University of California, Berkeley Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Mission High Foundation San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 1,000
MathAndCoding Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Menlo School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 5,500
Page SUM 583,700

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Community School of Music & Arts CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Curtis Institute of Music PA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
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
Page SUM 364,000

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