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)
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 225
Friends of Stevens Creek Trail Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Churchill Club Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Exhibition District Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 33,500
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Code for America Labs San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Faith in Action Bay Area San Mateo CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 80,000
Community Initiatives Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Public Health Institute Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
La Cocina Inc. San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 296,675

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Exhibition District Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 33,500
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc Santa Clara Community Development Committee Advised 2018 1,000
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 2,500
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Code for America Labs San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Faith in Action Bay Area San Mateo Community Development Donor Advised 2018 200
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 80,000
Community Initiatives Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 250
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Public Health Institute Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
La Cocina Inc. San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Santa Clara County Asian Law Alliance Inc Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 86,066
Educational Tall Ship Marin Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Exhibition District Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 31,500
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Page SUM 537,766

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Ragazzi Boys Chorus CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,500
Historical Society of Watertown MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sojourn to the Past CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Stanford Jazz Workshop CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
California Lawyers For The Arts Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 12,000
San Francisco Jazz Organization CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Foundation for Hispanic Education CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 275,000
PBS Foundation VA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,700,000
Opera San Jose Incorporated CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,000
California Poets in the School CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Association of the Los Altos Historical Museum CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,500
Museum of American Heritage CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Utah Film Center UT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Center For Independent Documentary, Inc. MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
California History Center Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Dia Center for the Arts, Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Grit Art & Tech Association CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 2,187,999

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Global Livingston Institute United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Ruskin Group Theatre Company United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -250
Women Make Movies United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 125,000
National Park Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
BendFilm United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
National Film Preserve, Ltd. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 33,000
Friends of Mount Auburn Cemetery United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
City Lights Performance Group of San Jose, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
The Santa Fe Opera United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Koinonia Family Life, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Southern Oregon Public Television, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
San Diego Museum of Art United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
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
Music From Bear Valley United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
ODC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 53,100
Kartemquin Educational Films United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
KQED, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Page SUM 362,500

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13110 records found.