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 Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
FUSE Corps San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 290,000
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Foundation for Regional Transit Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 21,000
Peten Health Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Hagar Services Coalition Incorporated Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Common Counsel Foundation Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 900,000
Code for America Labs San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 560
Villages of San Mateo County San Mateo CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
People Acting in Community Together Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 12,000
Exhibition District Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 31,500
Committee for the Future of Santa Clara County - Yes on A Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,000
Somos Mayfair Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 12,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
Code for America Labs San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Rotary District 5170 Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Commonwealth Club of California San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Committee for the Future of Santa Clara County - Yes on A Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Page SUM 2,257,160

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Able Works San Mateo Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
FUSE Corps San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 290,000
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Foundation for Regional Transit Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 21,000
Peten Health Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Hagar Services Coalition Incorporated Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Common Counsel Foundation Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 900,000
Code for America Labs San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation Inc Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 560
Villages of San Mateo County San Mateo Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
People Acting in Community Together Inc Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 12,000
Exhibition District Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 31,500
Committee for the Future of Santa Clara County - Yes on A Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,000
Somos Mayfair Inc Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 12,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
Code for America Labs San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Rotary District 5170 Foundation Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Commonwealth Club of California San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 600
Committee for the Future of Santa Clara County - Yes on A Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 10,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
Page SUM 2,257,160

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Pear Avenue Theatre CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -500
KQED, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Arts for Art, Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Arts Northwest WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Common Sense Media CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Oregon Public Broadcasting OR Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Film Makers Collaborative, Inc. MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
5Th Avenue Theatre Association WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Art in Action CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 11,500
Museo Italo-Americano CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
African American Community Service Agency CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Pro Publica, Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000,000
TheatreWorks CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,500
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Music for Minors Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Council of Korean Americans, Inc. DC Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Music for Minors Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 2,872,450

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
College of Adaptive Arts United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sundance Institute United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 4,800
Foundation for Hispanic Education United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Castro Valley Arts Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Jose Light Tower Corporation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
StoryCorps, Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
San Jose Stage Company United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Jazz House Kids Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Tabitha USA, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -10,000
International Documentary Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Shotgun Players Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Marshall Project Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Peninsula Choral Association DBA Peninsula Girls Chorus United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,500
American Documentary, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
California Lawyers For The Arts Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Harlem School of the Arts, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 1,356,600

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13110 records found.