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 500
Hope Mohr Dance San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
California Lawyers For The Arts Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Opera San Jose Incorporated Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New Orleans Video Access Center N/A LA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 6,000
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Hawaii Public Radio N/A HI United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Windrider Institute Inc N/A ID United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
West Bay Opera Association, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Independent Television Service Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Leaping Clear Foundation N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Pacifica Foundation Inc Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Texas Democracy Foundation N/A TX United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Music for Minors Inc San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,500
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 800
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
West Bay Opera Association, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 3,230,300

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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 500
Hope Mohr Dance San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
California Lawyers For The Arts Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Opera San Jose Incorporated Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New Orleans Video Access Center N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 6,000
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Hawaii Public Radio N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Windrider Institute Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
West Bay Opera Association, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Independent Television Service Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Leaping Clear Foundation N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Pacifica Foundation Inc Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Texas Democracy Foundation N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Music for Minors Inc San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,500
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 800
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
West Bay Opera Association, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 3,230,300

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
SPUR CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Schola Cantorum Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Community Center for the Arts WY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
San Jose Stage Company CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Art in Action CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Conexion Training Inc GA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Utah Film Center UT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 275,000
BRIC Arts Media Bklyn Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Conjuring Arts Research Center NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 495
United Roots CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Find Your Light Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
42nd Street Moon CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Community Music Center CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 350
Jazz at the Ballroom Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 507,095

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Pro Publica, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Hope Mohr Dance United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
California Lawyers For The Arts Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Opera San Jose Incorporated United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New Orleans Video Access Center United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 6,000
San Francisco Symphony United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
Hawaii Public Radio United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 300
Windrider Institute Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
West Bay Opera Association, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Independent Television Service Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Leaping Clear Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Pacifica Foundation Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Texas Democracy Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Computer History Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Music for Minors Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,500
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 800
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
West Bay Opera Association, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 3,230,300

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13110 records found.