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 descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Rosie the Riveter Trust Contra Costa CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 600
San Francisco Opera Association San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Sesame Workshop N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Teatro Vision Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Independent Feature Project, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Jazz at the Ballroom Inc San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Centro Cultural Y De Servicio De Las Americas San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Creative Music Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund Inc. N/A DC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Prosociedad, Hacer bien el bien, A.C. N/A Mexico Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Reel Stories Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
heimatBEWEGEN e.V. N/A Germany Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Leaping Clear Foundation N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Nantucket Historical Association N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Education Leaders of Color Inc N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250,000
San Francisco Community Radio San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Rosie the Riveter Trust Contra Costa Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 600
San Francisco Opera Association San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Sesame Workshop N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Teatro Vision Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Independent Feature Project, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Jazz at the Ballroom Inc San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Centro Cultural Y De Servicio De Las Americas San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Creative Music Foundation, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Prosociedad, Hacer bien el bien, A.C. N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Reel Stories Alameda Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
heimatBEWEGEN e.V. N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Leaping Clear Foundation N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Nantucket Historical Association N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Education Leaders of Color Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250,000
San Francisco Community Radio San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Playhouse CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
2430 Arts Alliance CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 27,000
Sonoma Valley Museum of Art CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
2430 Arts Alliance CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,750
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Almaden Valley Woman's Club CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 250
Association of the Los Altos Historical Museum CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Jazz at Lincoln Center Inc NY Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 11,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Living Jazz CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Music for Minors Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Dance Downtown La Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Friends of the Palo Alto Children's Theatre CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
San Jose Museum of Art Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Utah Film Center UT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 17,500
Anthony Manning Kunin Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Beneficent Technology Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 35,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Collings Foundation Inc MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Mr Hollands Opus Foundation Inc CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 333,333
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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Rosie the Riveter Trust United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 600
San Francisco Opera Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 12,000
Sesame Workshop United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Teatro Vision United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Independent Feature Project, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Jazz at the Ballroom Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Centro Cultural Y De Servicio De Las Americas United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,200
Christmas in the Park United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 2,500
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Creative Music Foundation, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Prosociedad, Hacer bien el bien, A.C. Mexico Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 25,000
Reel Stories United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
heimatBEWEGEN e.V. Germany Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Leaping Clear Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Nantucket Historical Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Education Leaders of Color Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250,000
San Francisco Community Radio United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
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