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)
San Jose Jazz Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
ODC San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
StoryCorps, Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300,000
The Boulder Ballet N/A CO United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Mariachi Heritage Foundation Inc N/A IL United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Commemorative Air Force N/A TX United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Alliance of Resident Theatres New York Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Japanese American National Museum N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,000
International Documentary Association N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 150,000
San Jose Childrens Discovery Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 650
Global Livingston Institute N/A CO United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Exploratorium San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Harmony Program N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Conversations du Monde N/A France Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,500
Seattle Theatre Group N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 652,600

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Jose Jazz Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
ODC San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
StoryCorps, Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300,000
The Boulder Ballet N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Mariachi Heritage Foundation Inc N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Commemorative Air Force N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Alliance of Resident Theatres New York Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Japanese American National Museum N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,000
International Documentary Association N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 150,000
San Jose Childrens Discovery Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 650
Global Livingston Institute N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Exploratorium San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Harmony Program N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Conversations du Monde N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,500
Seattle Theatre Group N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 652,600

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Women Make Movies NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Music for Minors Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
San Jose Children's Musical Theater CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Symphony Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Olive Hyde Art Guild, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Filoli Center CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Jazz Gallery NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Center of Persian Language Preservation Corp CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Children's Music Network Inc MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
International Documentary Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 150,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 400
Array Alliance Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Kilauea Point Natural History Association HI Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Luis A Ferre Foundation Inc. PR Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Jazz Organization CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 1,232,900

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Jose Jazz United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
ODC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
StoryCorps, Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300,000
The Boulder Ballet United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Mariachi Heritage Foundation Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Commemorative Air Force United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Alliance of Resident Theatres New York Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Japanese American National Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,000
International Documentary Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 150,000
San Jose Childrens Discovery Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 650
Global Livingston Institute United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Exploratorium United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Harmony Program United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Conversations du Monde France Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Community School of Music & Arts United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,500
Seattle Theatre Group United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 652,600

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13110 records found.