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)
Able Works San Mateo CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Commonwealth Club of California San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 600
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,600
City of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Mission Asset Fund San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Telegraph Hill Neighborhood Association San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Junior League of Palo Alto - Mid Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Able Works San Mateo CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 6,100
Italian Community Services San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
FUSE Corps San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Upstart Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Community Initiatives San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 120,000
Junior League of Palo Alto - Mid Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Able Works San Mateo Community Development Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Commonwealth Club of California San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 600
HandsOn Bay Area San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,600
City of San Jose Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Mission Asset Fund San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Telegraph Hill Neighborhood Association San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Junior League of Palo Alto - Mid Peninsula San Mateo Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Able Works San Mateo Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2018 6,100
Italian Community Services San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
FUSE Corps San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Upstart Bay Area San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
San Francisco Foundation San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Community Initiatives San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 120,000
Junior League of Palo Alto - Mid Peninsula San Mateo Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 269,050

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
PRX Incorporated MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
San Jose Childrens Discovery Museum CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 210,000
KQED, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Sierra Mountain Music Camp CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 600
San Mateo County Historical Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Global Livingston Institute CO Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Global Livingston Institute CO Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Film Makers Collaborative, Inc. MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
San Francisco Jazz Organization CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Cutting Ball Theater CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Community Music Center CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 475,000
San Francisco Opera Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Montalvo Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Peninsula Youth Theatre CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Marin Poetry Center CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Jazz Organization CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 901,150

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Texas Democracy Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Centro Cultural Y De Servicio De Las Americas United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,200
ODC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Parson's Nose Productions United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Opera San Jose Incorporated United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Santa Barbara Symphony Orchestra Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Curtis Institute of Music United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Indigenous Educational Network of Turtle Island United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Association of the Los Altos Historical Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
The Independent Feature Project, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 12,500
Music for Minors Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Healdsburg Jazz Festival, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Camelot Theatre Company United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Ragazzi Boys Chorus United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Foundation for Hispanic Education United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 600,000
National Park Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
La Jolla Music Society United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 700
International Media Project United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Arts Council Santa Cruz County United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 806,050

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13110 records found.