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)
Arts Council of New Orleans N/A LA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Camelot Theatre Company N/A OR United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
California Institute of Integral Studies San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
William James Association N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,500
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sonoma Valley Museum of Art N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Snowchange Cooperative N/A Finland Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Film Makers Collaborative, Inc. N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Center For Independent Documentary, Inc. N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Center For Independent Documentary, Inc. N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Roulette Intermedium, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Schola Cantorum Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Find Your Light Foundation N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Arts Council of New Orleans N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Camelot Theatre Company N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
California Institute of Integral Studies San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
William James Association N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,500
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sonoma Valley Museum of Art N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Snowchange Cooperative N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Film Makers Collaborative, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Center For Independent Documentary, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Center For Independent Documentary, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Roulette Intermedium, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Schola Cantorum Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Find Your Light Foundation N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Migration Policy Institute DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 2,850
Equal Justice Initiative AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 900
First Amendment Coalition CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Vote.org CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern CA CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
UNIDOSUS DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti MA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,250
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Working Partnerships USA CA Civic Participation Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 12,000
Center for American Progress DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Equitable Food Initiative DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. AL Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 250
Impact Justice CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Womankind Worldwide Inc DE Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 270,000
Bend the Arc-A Jewish Partnership for Justice NY Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 45,000
NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation DC Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence CA Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 200
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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Arts Council of New Orleans United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Camelot Theatre Company United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
California Institute of Integral Studies United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
William James Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,500
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Sonoma Valley Museum of Art United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Snowchange Cooperative Finland Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Film Makers Collaborative, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Center For Independent Documentary, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Center For Independent Documentary, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Roulette Intermedium, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Schola Cantorum Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Find Your Light Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
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13110 records found.