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)
College of Adaptive Arts Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Jazz Organization San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
East Palo Alto Youth Arts & Music Center San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
First Look Media Works Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 23,800,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 350
Kids & Art Foundation San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Wallace Buice Theatre Company N/A GA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Great Blacks in Wax Museum Inc N/A MD United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Ukiah Symphony Association N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
The Gathering N/A TX United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 6,400
Reel Stories Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Philosophical Society N/A PA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Community Center for the Arts N/A WY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Archaeological Conservancy N/A NM United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Womens Audio Mission San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Fund for the Development of the Indigenous Peoples of Latin N/A Bolivia Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Phoenix Center for the Arts N/A AZ United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Page SUM 23,959,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Jazz Organization San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
East Palo Alto Youth Arts & Music Center San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
First Look Media Works Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 23,800,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 350
Kids & Art Foundation San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Wallace Buice Theatre Company N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Great Blacks in Wax Museum Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Ukiah Symphony Association N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
The Gathering N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 6,400
Reel Stories Alameda Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Philosophical Society N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Community Center for the Arts N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Archaeological Conservancy N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Womens Audio Mission San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Fund for the Development of the Indigenous Peoples of Latin N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Phoenix Center for the Arts N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 40,000
New Conservatory San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 23,956,700

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Starting Arts Inc CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,650
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Center For Independent Documentary, Inc. MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
KQED, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
African American Community Service Agency CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
San Francisco Jazz Organization CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Art in Action CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 470,000
Wallace Buice Theatre Company GA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
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
Family Resources International, Inc. ID Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Museum of Fine Arts MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
International Documentary Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Fractured Atlas Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Partners Asia WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Page SUM 680,850

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Jazz Organization United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
East Palo Alto Youth Arts & Music Center United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
First Look Media Works Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 23,800,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 350
Kids & Art Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Wallace Buice Theatre Company United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Great Blacks in Wax Museum Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Ukiah Symphony Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
The Gathering United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 6,400
Reel Stories United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Philosophical Society United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Community Center for the Arts United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Archaeological Conservancy United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Womens Audio Mission United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Fund for the Development of the Indigenous Peoples of Latin Bolivia Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Phoenix Center for the Arts United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 40,000
New Conservatory United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 23,956,700

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13110 records found.