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
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Japanese American National Museum N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 700
Bolinas Museum N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pear Avenue Theatre Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -500
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Global Livingston Institute N/A CO United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Vermont Public Radio N/A VT United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
BendFilm N/A OR United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
San Jose Childrens Discovery Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Crowded Fire Theater Company San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 18,000
Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Associatio N/A VA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -2,000
Shine Global, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Casa Circulo Cultural Inc San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000
San Francisco Ballet Association San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Theater Workshop of Nantucket Inc N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Cupertino Historical Society, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Palo Alto History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 181,000

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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
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Japanese American National Museum N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 700
Bolinas Museum N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pear Avenue Theatre Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -500
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Global Livingston Institute N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Vermont Public Radio N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
BendFilm N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
San Jose Childrens Discovery Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Crowded Fire Theater Company San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 18,000
Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Associatio N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -2,000
Shine Global, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Casa Circulo Cultural Inc San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000
San Francisco Ballet Association San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Theater Workshop of Nantucket Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Cupertino Historical Society, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Palo Alto History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Theatre First CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
East Palo Alto Youth Arts & Music Center CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 350
Asian Art Museum Foundation of San Francisco CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 225,000
Art in Action CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Foundation for National Progress CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 51,950
Berkeley City Club Conservancy CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Bay Area Omni Foundation for the Performing Arts Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
KQED, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
5Th Avenue Theatre Association WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Richmond Art Center CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Media Mobilizing Project PA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 140,000
Concentric Media CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Sun Valley Center for the Arts Inc ID Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Arts Corps WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
American Composers Forum MN Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,600
Page SUM 803,650

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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
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,000
Japanese American National Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 700
Bolinas Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pear Avenue Theatre United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -500
Community School of Music & Arts United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Global Livingston Institute United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Vermont Public Radio United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
BendFilm United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
San Jose Childrens Discovery Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Crowded Fire Theater Company United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 18,000
Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Associatio United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Computer History Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -2,000
Shine Global, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Casa Circulo Cultural Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000
San Francisco Ballet Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Theater Workshop of Nantucket Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Cupertino Historical Society, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Palo Alto History Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 181,000

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13110 records found.