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)
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Center on Contemporary Art N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Bay Area Omni Foundation for the Performing Arts Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Smithsonian Institution Office of the Comptroller N/A DC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Silk Road Project, Inc. N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 275
San Jose Taiko Group Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 13,500
Daniel Pearl Foundation N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
WNET N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Associates of the Royal National Theatre, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
School of Arts and Culture at MHP Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Moving Train Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Santa Paula Museum of Art N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Women Make Movies N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
New Conservatory San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
The High Desert Museum N/A OR United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Rye Historical Society N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Luis A Ferre Foundation Inc. N/A PR United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 225,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Center on Contemporary Art N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Bay Area Omni Foundation for the Performing Arts Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Smithsonian Institution Office of the Comptroller N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Silk Road Project, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 275
San Jose Taiko Group Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 13,500
Daniel Pearl Foundation N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
WNET N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Associates of the Royal National Theatre, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
School of Arts and Culture at MHP Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Moving Train Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Santa Paula Museum of Art N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Women Make Movies N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
New Conservatory San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
The High Desert Museum N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Rye Historical Society N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Luis A Ferre Foundation Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 225,000
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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Marshall Project Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,200,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Symphony CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Art and Craft 4 All Inc CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 -250
Chopsticks Alley Art CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 33,000
New Orleans Video Access Center LA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 6,000
San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Manzanar Committee CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 225,000
Computer History Museum CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Kuumbwa Jazz Society CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Starting Arts Inc CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 3,650
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Women Make Movies NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Vivian Beaumont Theater Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Berkeley Society for the Preservation of Traditional Music CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 750
Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Community School of Music & Arts United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Center on Contemporary Art United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Bay Area Omni Foundation for the Performing Arts Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Smithsonian Institution Office of the Comptroller United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Silk Road Project, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 275
San Jose Taiko Group Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 13,500
Daniel Pearl Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
WNET United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Associates of the Royal National Theatre, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
School of Arts and Culture at MHP United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Moving Train Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Santa Paula Museum of Art United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Women Make Movies United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
New Conservatory United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
The High Desert Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Rye Historical Society United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Luis A Ferre Foundation Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Center for Investigative Reporting, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 225,000
Page SUM 303,675

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13110 records found.