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)
Santa Rosa Symphony Association Sonoma CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Museum of American Heritage Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
School of Arts and Culture at MHP Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Opera San Jose Incorporated Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
San Mateo County Historical Association San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Committee Advised 2018 4,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
African American Community Service Agency Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
San Jose Childrens Discovery Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 400
Peninsula Youth Orchestra San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,500
San Jose Stage Company Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Arts Benicia, Inc. Solano CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 6,000
Chopsticks Alley Art Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 33,000
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Golden Thread Productions San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 4,500
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Art in Action San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 800
Page SUM 850,500

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6159 records found.
Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
Music for Minors Inc San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,500
San Mateo County Historical Association San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Diaspora Arts Connection Inc Contra Costa Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Youth Speaks Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
Sojourn to the Past San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Concentric Media San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Music in Schools Today San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Classical Public Radio Network LLC San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
KQED, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Music for Minors Inc San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Association of the Los Altos Historical Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Berkeley Society for the Preservation of Traditional Music Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 750
Heyday Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Art in Action San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 800
Page SUM 764,550

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Placer County Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,000
American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation Inc NC Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Gulf of Maine Research Institute ME Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mercy for Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 160,000
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Nonhuman Rights Project Inc FL Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Adopt A Boxer Rescue PA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Carson City Cares NV Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Animal Equality CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Marine Mammal Center CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,300
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 -233,000
Humane Society of North Texas TX Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 3,144
Lost Paws Rescue of Texas TX Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Southern Oregon Humane Society OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jasper Ridge Farm CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM -6,606

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jasper Ridge Farm United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Placer County Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Morris Animal Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Best Friends Animal Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Palo Alto Humane Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Wake County United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research Education & Con United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,300
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Zoological Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Animal Equality United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 886,520
Animal Welfare Institute United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Pound Puppy Rescue United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 13,000
Page SUM 943,320

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13110 records found.