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)
Thirteenth Street Neighborhood Advisory Committee Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Joint Venture Silicon Valley Network Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
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
Commonwealth Club of California San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Able Works San Mateo CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Public Health Institute Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
REDF San Francisco 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
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
Association of Fundraising Professionals Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
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
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 425
Exhibition District Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 412,625

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Thirteenth Street Neighborhood Advisory Committee Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Joint Venture Silicon Valley Network Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
La Cocina Inc. San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 7,000
SOMOS Mayfair Inc. Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Commonwealth Club of California San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Able Works San Mateo Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Public Health Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
REDF San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Bay Area Deputy Sheriffs Foundation Inc San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
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
Association of Fundraising Professionals Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Code for America Labs San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2018 425
Exhibition District Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 412,625

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Bolinas Museum CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
California Lawyers For The Arts Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 35,000
American Conservative Union Foundation VA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 958,000
Santa Clara Ballet Assn CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Columbus Citizens Foundation Inc NY Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
KQED, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
San Francisco Symphony CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Silk Road Project, Inc. MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Cultural Heritage Imaging CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Dia Center for the Arts, Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Artescape CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Marshall Project Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Burnsville Community Foundation MN Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Artists Association of Nantucket MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Marshall Project Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Japanese American National Museum CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Association of Science-Technology Centers Incorporated DC Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,900
Brothers for Life WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Silicon Valley Creates CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Page SUM 1,269,600

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Kivulini Trust Kenya Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 95,000
National Public Radio, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Dunhuang Foundation Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Common Sense Media United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 750,000
East Palo Alto Youth Arts & Music Center United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
American Associates of the Royal National Theatre, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Common Sense Media United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Beneficent Technology Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Education Leaders of Color Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Intermusic Sf United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Santa Barbara International Film Festival, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Rye Historical Society United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 225,000
Common Sense Media United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Sundance Institute United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
KQED, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 2,367,000

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13110 records found.