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)
Federacion Indigena Empresarial y Comunidades Locales de Mex N/A Mexico Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 32,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California Poets in the School Sonoma CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Envelop San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Smithsonian Institution Office of the Comptroller N/A DC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000,000
Starting Arts Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,650
Autism Movement Therapy Inc N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Beneficent Technology Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Film Makers Collaborative, Inc. N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Narrative Magazine Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boston Baroque Inc N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Statue of Liberty Ellis Island Foundation Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Marshall Project Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Filoli Center San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Center for Action and Contemplation Inc N/A NM United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 3,190,700

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Federacion Indigena Empresarial y Comunidades Locales de Mex N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 32,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
California Poets in the School Sonoma Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Envelop San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Smithsonian Institution Office of the Comptroller N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000,000
Starting Arts Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,650
Autism Movement Therapy Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Beneficent Technology Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Film Makers Collaborative, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Narrative Magazine Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boston Baroque Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Statue of Liberty Ellis Island Foundation Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Marshall Project Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Filoli Center San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Center for Action and Contemplation Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 3,190,700

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Foundation for National Progress CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Asian Art Museum Foundation of San Francisco CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 192,267
San Mateo County Historical Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
KQED, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 200
Centro Cultural Y De Servicio De Las Americas CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,200
San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Cutting Ball Theater CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Media Impact Funders Inc. PA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Concentric Media CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Council of Korean Americans, Inc. DC Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Rosie the Riveter Tr CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 600
Peninsula Youth Theatre CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Dorothy and Charles Mosesian Center for the Arts MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
KQED, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Phoenix Center for the Arts AZ Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Intermusic Sf CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
From the Heart Productions Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 12,000
San Francisco Ballet Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 367,017

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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Envelop United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Smithsonian Institution Office of the Comptroller United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000,000
Starting Arts Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,650
Autism Movement Therapy Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Independent Arts & Media United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Beneficent Technology Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Film Makers Collaborative, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Narrative Magazine Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Boston Baroque Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Symphony United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Statue of Liberty Ellis Island Foundation Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Marshall Project Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Filoli Center United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Center for Action and Contemplation Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 3,190,700

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13110 records found.