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 2020, as well as the five 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 represent more than $1.78 billion in grants made by Silicon Valley Community Foundation in 2020 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)
Pro Publica, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Manzanar Committee N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Opera San Jose Endowment Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sun Valley Film Festival N/A ID United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Windrider Institute Inc N/A ID United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Global Livingston Institute N/A CO United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Cochise Cowboy Poets Inc N/A AZ United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Chopsticks Alley Art Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 33,000
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Opera San Jose Incorporated Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Peninsula Youth Theatre Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Find Your Light Foundation N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Japanese American National Museum N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 700
ODC San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Parson's Nose Productions N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Ustatshakirt Plus Public Foundation N/A Kyrgyzstan Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Kids & Art Foundation San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Pro Publica, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Manzanar Committee N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Opera San Jose Endowment Foundation Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sun Valley Film Festival N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Windrider Institute Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Global Livingston Institute N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Cochise Cowboy Poets Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Chopsticks Alley Art Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 33,000
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Opera San Jose Incorporated Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Peninsula Youth Theatre Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Find Your Light Foundation N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Japanese American National Museum N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 700
ODC San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Parson's Nose Productions N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Ustatshakirt Plus Public Foundation N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Kids & Art Foundation San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
KQED, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Live Oak Institute CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
San Francisco Jazz Organization CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
North Atlanta Dance Theatre Inc GA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 250
Utah Film Center UT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Exploratorium CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Utah Film Center UT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200,000
San Jose Stage Company CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,800
Schola Cantorum Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Arts for Art, Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
BRIC Arts Media Bklyn Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Arts Northwest WA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
African American Community Service Agency CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Find Your Light Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
American Composers Forum MN Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Conspiracy of Beards CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Community School of Music & Arts CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Pro Publica, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Manzanar Committee United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Opera San Jose Endowment Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sun Valley Film Festival United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Windrider Institute Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Global Livingston Institute United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Cochise Cowboy Poets Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Chopsticks Alley Art United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 33,000
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Opera San Jose Incorporated United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 8,000
Peninsula Youth Theatre United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Find Your Light Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Japanese American National Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 700
ODC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Parson's Nose Productions United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Computer History Museum United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Ustatshakirt Plus Public Foundation Kyrgyzstan Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Kids & Art Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
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