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)
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Code for America Labs San Francisco CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
La Cocina Inc. San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
San Jose Downtown Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,064
Churchill Club Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Kateri Tekakwitha Mission Fund Inc. San Mateo CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
La Cocina Inc. San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
FFWD San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
National Association of Adventurous Black Women San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Yes on W - San Mateo County Neighbors for Congestion Relief San Mateo CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 40,000
Code for America Labs San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Burning Man Project San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Redwood City Police Activities League Inc San Mateo CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 7,850
San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Civic Center Community Benefit District Inc San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Veggielution Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 49,900
Page SUM 2,031,314

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Code for America Labs San Francisco Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
La Cocina Inc. San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200,000
San Jose Downtown Foundation Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,064
Churchill Club Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Kateri Tekakwitha Mission Fund Inc. San Mateo Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
La Cocina Inc. San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
FFWD San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
National Association of Adventurous Black Women San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Yes on W - San Mateo County Neighbors for Congestion Relief San Mateo Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 40,000
Code for America Labs San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Burning Man Project San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Redwood City Police Activities League Inc San Mateo Community Development Donor Advised 2018 7,850
San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Civic Center Community Benefit District Inc San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Veggielution Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 49,900
Page SUM 2,031,314

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Southwest Florida Holocaust Museum Inc FL Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Berkeley Repertory Theatre CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Common Sense Media CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
US Lacrosse Inc MD Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Dancers Group CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Federal City Performing Arts Association Inc DC Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Opera Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Center For Independent Documentary, Inc. MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 470,000
Midpeninsula Community Media Center Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 75,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Filoli Center CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Boston Lyric Opera Company MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
SPUR CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 12,500
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Symphony CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Pro Publica, Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Fractured Atlas Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 662,400

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
National Park Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 400
Intersection for the Arts United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Cutting Ball Theater United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Bay Area Vocal Academy United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Ohana Foundation for Technical Development United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Music for Minors Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
KQED, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
TheatreWorks United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Classical Public Radio Network LLC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Opera San Jose Incorporated United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Montalvo Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
San Mateo County Historical Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 21,500
Ethiopia Reads United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Music for Minors Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
From the Heart Productions Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Federacion Indigena Empresarial y Comunidades Locales de Mex Mexico Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 32,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California Poets in the School United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Childrens Discovery Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 625,650

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13110 records found.