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)
Joint Venture Silicon Valley Network Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Bay East Association of Realtors Foundation Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,622
Mission San Jose Rotary Foundation Inc. Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300
GreatNonprofits San Mateo CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
Floreciendo Alameda CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Centro Community Partners Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Japantown Community Benefit District Inc San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Joint Venture Silicon Valley Network Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
GreenLight Fund Inc Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 31,500
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Tides Center San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Somos Mayfair Inc Santa Clara CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Pacific Research Institute for Public Policy San Francisco CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Empowerment Works Inc Alameda CA United States Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 1,201,422

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Joint Venture Silicon Valley Network Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Bay East Association of Realtors Foundation Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 3,000
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 100,000
City of San Jose Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,622
Mission San Jose Rotary Foundation Inc. Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 300
GreatNonprofits San Mateo Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 60,000
Floreciendo Alameda Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Centro Community Partners Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Japantown Community Benefit District Inc San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Joint Venture Silicon Valley Network Santa Clara Community Development Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 50,000
GreenLight Fund Inc Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Social Good Fund Contra Costa Community Development Donor Advised 2018 31,500
American Leadership Forum Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Los Altos Rotary Endowment Fund Inc Santa Clara Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Tides Center San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Inquiring Systems, Inc. Sonoma Community Development Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Somos Mayfair Inc Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Pacific Research Institute for Public Policy San Francisco Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Empowerment Works Inc Alameda Community Development Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 1,201,422

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Education Leaders of Color Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Montalvo Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 67,500
American Philosophical Society PA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
DC Independent Film Festival DC Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Common Sense Media CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 750,000
Grist Magazine, Inc. WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Big Car Media Inc IN Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
San Francisco Symphony CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Center For Independent Documentary, Inc. MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,000
African American Community Service Agency CA Arts & Culture Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 25,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,500
International Documentary Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Windrider Institute Inc ID Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 800
Sundance Institute UT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
ODC CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -53,100
Children's Music Network Inc MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Independent Television Service Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Spirit Series, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Sundance Institute UT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Page SUM 2,215,450

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Moving Train Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
KQED, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Exploratorium United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000
San Francisco Symphony United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
African American Community Service Agency United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,310
Belvedere-Tiburon Library Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
San Mateo County Historical Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Friends of the Palo Alto Children's Theatre United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Classical Public Radio Network LLC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Cutting Ball Theater United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Japanese American National Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Education Leaders of Color Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Poor People's Radio Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Cutting Ball Theater United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Concentric Media United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Curtis Institute of Music United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 400
Community School of Music & Arts United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 132,910

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13110 records found.