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)
Menlo School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Ignited Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Scholarmatch Inc San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
San Francisco Theological Seminary Marin CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
San Francisco Theological Seminary Marin CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Benedictine Fathers of the Priory San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Friends of the Palo Alto Public Library Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Regents of the University of California, San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
The Edible Schoolyard Project Alameda CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Valley Christian Schools Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
San Mateo Public Library Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 550
Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Leigh HS Performing Arts Parents Association Inc Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
Breakthrough Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Rosalie Rendu, Inc. San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Junipero Serra High School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Menlo-Atherton High School Foundation For the Future San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
826 Valencia San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 2,647,050

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Menlo School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Ignited Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Scholarmatch Inc San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 6,000
San Francisco Theological Seminary Marin Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
San Francisco Theological Seminary Marin Education Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Benedictine Fathers of the Priory San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Friends of the Palo Alto Public Library Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 200
Regents of the University of California, San Francisco San Francisco Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500,000
The Edible Schoolyard Project Alameda Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Castilleja School Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Valley Christian Schools Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Creative Center of Los Altos Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
San Mateo Public Library Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 550
Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Leigh HS Performing Arts Parents Association Inc Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 300
Breakthrough Silicon Valley Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Rosalie Rendu, Inc. San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 250
Junipero Serra High School San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Menlo-Atherton High School Foundation For the Future San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 15,000
826 Valencia San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 2,647,050

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Marin Shakespeare Company CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Ragazzi Boys Chorus CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
PEN American Center Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 299
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Historical Society of Watertown MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sojourn to the Past CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Ragazzi Boys Chorus CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,500
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
International Documentary Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Terralingua MI Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Auburn Symphony CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Opera San Jose Incorporated CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 600
World Arts West CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Gathering TX Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 6,400
Oregon Shakespeare Festival Association OR Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Francisco Ballet Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Page SUM 335,499

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
KQED, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Council of Korean Americans, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Art in Action United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
San Diego Museum of Art United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Center of Persian Language Preservation Corp United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 500
University of the Arts United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Shakespeare Play On United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Dia Center for the Arts, Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
International Documentary Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Foundation for Hispanic Education United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 495,000
Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foundation for National Progress United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 51,950
Look What She Did United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
ODC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 53,100
Music From Bear Valley United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
International Documentary Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Chinese Historical Society of America United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 9,000
Santa Barbara Symphony Orchestra Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 24,000
Page SUM 768,050

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13110 records found.