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)
Friends of San Martin Animal Shelter Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Muttville San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Music for Minors Inc San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Opera San Jose Incorporated Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Amy Seiwert's Imagery San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pear Avenue Theatre Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
United Roots Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
KQED, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Common Sense Media San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
All Stars Project, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Museum of American Heritage Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
San Jose Children's Musical Theater Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 178,000
Page SUM 496,000

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Milo Foundation Alameda Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Humane Society of Sonoma County Sonoma Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Ohana Foundation for Technical Development Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 350
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Aircraft Carrier Hornet Foundation Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
United Roots Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Common Sense Media San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Menlowe Ballet San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Uptown Tenderloin Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 475,000
Asian Art Museum Foundation of San Francisco San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Concentric Media San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 1,407,100

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Humane Society of Truckee Tahoe Inc CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Institute for the Advancement of Animal Welfare Science Inc UT Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 55,100
Nike Animal Rescue Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Villa Chardonnay Horses With Wings CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Animal Welfare Institute DC Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Zoological Society CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Charlie's Acres CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
San Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Paws Helping People, Inc. CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Town Cats of Morgan Hill CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
True Love Rescue CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Humane Society of Southern Arizona AZ Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,650
Pregnant Mare Rescue, Inc. CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Muttville CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Page SUM 1,200,750

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