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 ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Beneficent Technology Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Troy Andrews Foundation N/A LA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
MacDowell Colony Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200,000
We Players San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 250
Portland Lyric Theater N/A ME United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Dragon Productions Theatre Company San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Silicon Valley Creates Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Foundation for National Progress San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,175
Good Films Impact N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 125,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Monta Vista High School Music Boosters Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 400
Museo Italo-Americano San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Opera San Jose Endowment Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 240
California Clean Money Campaign N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Beneficent Technology Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Troy Andrews Foundation N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
MacDowell Colony Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200,000
We Players San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 250
Portland Lyric Theater N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Dragon Productions Theatre Company San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Silicon Valley Creates Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Foundation for National Progress San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,175
Good Films Impact N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 125,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Monta Vista High School Music Boosters Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 400
Museo Italo-Americano San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Opera San Jose Endowment Foundation Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 240
California Clean Money Campaign N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Jasper Ridge Farm CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
World Animal Protection NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Mercy for Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 261,000
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Pacific Pug Rescue, Inc. OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Animal Humane Association of New Mexico Inc. NM Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Humane Society of North Texas TX Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 3,492
Jasper Ridge Farm CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Thulani Senior German Shepherd Rescue Inc CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Mercy for Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 4,708,000
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Animal Legal Defense Fund CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 177,500
Strawberry Fields Animal Rescue NV Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Humane Society of North Texas TX Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 276
Jasper Ridge Farm CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Southern Oregon Humane Society OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Mercy for Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Mpala Wildlife Foundation Inc MD Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 5,217,468

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Beneficent Technology Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Computer History Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Troy Andrews Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
MacDowell Colony Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200,000
We Players United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 250
Portland Lyric Theater United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Symphony United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Dragon Productions Theatre Company United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Silicon Valley Creates United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Foundation for National Progress United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,175
Good Films Impact United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 125,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Monta Vista High School Music Boosters United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 400
Museo Italo-Americano United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Opera San Jose Endowment Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 240
California Clean Money Campaign United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 511,815

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13280 records found.