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 certain types of funds: donor advised funds, and corporate advised funds. It also includes grants made 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. Thus, the grant totals represented here may not equal the amount of grantmaking reported in our audited financial statements. The data shown here do provide an informative look at the breadth of causes supported by SVCF donors and by our strategic focus areas. Grant amounts shown as negative numbers represent adjustments to prior years’ grants.

Grantee Bay Area County State Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Menlowe Ballet San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
StoryCorps, Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300,000
The Center For Documentary Studies N/A NC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
KQED, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
International Documentary Association N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 150,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 650
Alliance of Resident Theatres New York Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
42nd Street Moon San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Global Livingston Institute N/A CO United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Rosie the Riveter Tr Contra Costa CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 600
National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund Inc. N/A DC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Silk Road Project, Inc. N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 275
Page SUM 549,675

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Menlowe Ballet San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
StoryCorps, Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300,000
The Center For Documentary Studies N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
KQED, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
International Documentary Association N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 150,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 650
Alliance of Resident Theatres New York Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
42nd Street Moon San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Global Livingston Institute N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Rosie the Riveter Tr Contra Costa Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 600
National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Silk Road Project, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 275
Page SUM 549,675

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Better Eating International Incorporated DC Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 12,690
Carson City Cares NV Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Leave No Paws Behind Inc CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 500
Farm Sanctuary, Inc. NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Marine Mammal Center CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Aquarium of the Pacific CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 700,000
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Animal Haven Inc. NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Charlie's Acres CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Humane Society of Ventura County CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Marin Humane Society CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Hope for Paws CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Wake County NC Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Bonefish & Tarpon Unlimited Inc FL Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Mickaboo Companion Bird Rescue CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
The Berner-Garde Foundation CO Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Marine Mammal Center CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Northern NV Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 1,814,540

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Menlowe Ballet United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
StoryCorps, Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300,000
The Center For Documentary Studies United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Computer History Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
KQED, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
International Documentary Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 150,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 650
Alliance of Resident Theatres New York Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
42nd Street Moon United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 45,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Global Livingston Institute United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Rosie the Riveter Tr United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 600
National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Silk Road Project, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 275
Page SUM 549,675

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13110 records found.