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)
Eaa Aviation Foundation Inc. N/A WI United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Rock and Roll Forever Foundation Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Troy Andrews Foundation N/A LA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 450
American Film Institute Inc. N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Filoli Center San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Humanities West San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Bolinas Museum Marin CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Music Education Coalition Inc N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Cultural Heritage Imaging San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Hawaii Public Radio N/A HI United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 300
Montalvo Association Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Brave New Films 501C3 N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Fractured Atlas Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
The Childrens Museum N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 271,150

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Jose Museum of Art Association Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
WNET N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Eaa Aviation Foundation Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Rock and Roll Forever Foundation Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Troy Andrews Foundation N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 450
American Film Institute Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Filoli Center San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Humanities West San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Bolinas Museum Marin Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Music Education Coalition Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Cultural Heritage Imaging San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Hawaii Public Radio N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 300
Montalvo Association Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Brave New Films 501C3 N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 284,650

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Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Equamore Foundation OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona AZ Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Santa Cruz SPCA and Humane Society CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 250
Dolphin Research Center Inc. FL Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Karma Cat Rescue CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Animals in Need Fund CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Greater Farallones Association CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Arizona Humane Society AZ Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Rescue-Freedom Project CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Santa Cruz SPCA and Humane Society CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Karma Cat Rescue CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Wags and Walks CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 98,750

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Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Jose Museum of Art Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
WNET United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Eaa Aviation Foundation Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Rock and Roll Forever Foundation Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Troy Andrews Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 450
American Film Institute Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Filoli Center United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Humanities West United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 20,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,500
Bolinas Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Symphony United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Music Education Coalition Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Cultural Heritage Imaging United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Hawaii Public Radio United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 300
Montalvo Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Brave New Films 501C3 United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 284,650

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13280 records found.