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)
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
La Cocina Inc. San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 7,000
SOMOS Mayfair Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
BeCause For Hope Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Silicon Valley Council of Nonprofits Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
People Acting in Community Together Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 20,000
Code for America Labs San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
REDF San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Faith in Action Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 20,000
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Video Volunteers Marin CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Bay Area Deputy Sheriffs Foundation Inc San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
North of Market Tenderloin Community Benefit Corporation San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 750,000
International Society for Krishna Consciousness of Silicon V Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Commonwealth Club of California San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
EARN Inc San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Code for America Labs San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Page SUM 1,256,700

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
La Cocina Inc. San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 7,000
SOMOS Mayfair Inc. Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
BeCause For Hope Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Silicon Valley Council of Nonprofits Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
People Acting in Community Together Inc Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 20,000
Code for America Labs San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
REDF San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Faith in Action Bay Area San Francisco Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 20,000
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Video Volunteers Marin Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Bay Area Deputy Sheriffs Foundation Inc San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
North of Market Tenderloin Community Benefit Corporation San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 750,000
International Society for Krishna Consciousness of Silicon V Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 250
Commonwealth Club of California San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
EARN Inc San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Code for America Labs San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Page SUM 1,256,700

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
University of the Arts PA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Amy Seiwert's Imagery CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pacifica Foundation Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Computer History Museum CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Japanese American National Museum CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 700
US - China Railroad Friendship Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
SPUR CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Casa Circulo Cultural Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000
New Conservatory CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Seattle Theatre Group WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Pacifica Foundation Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
International Media Project CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
New Conservatory CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
William James Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,700
KQED, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Youth Speaks Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Beneficent Technology Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Rye Historical Society NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Page SUM 550,800

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Columbus Citizens Foundation Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Artists Association of Nantucket United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Peninsula Youth Orchestra United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,500
Count Basie Theatre, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
California Lawyers For The Arts Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 12,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The House Development Corporation NFP United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Arts Northwest United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
International Documentary Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Big Car Media Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
SPUR United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
The Barack Obama Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000,000
San Francisco Chanticleer, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Valley of the Moon Music Festival United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Rogue Valley Symphony Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Opera Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Fundacion De Culebra Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Auburn Symphony United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Reno Philharmonic Association, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 6,120,700

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13110 records found.