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)
Montalvo Association Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
National Park Foundation N/A MD United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 400
Pacifica Foundation Inc Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
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
Art Council Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Teatro Vision Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Daniel Pearl Foundation N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
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
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund Inc. N/A DC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Anderson Ranch Arts Foundation N/A CO United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
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
Archaeological Conservancy N/A NM United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Beneficent Technology Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Montalvo Association Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
National Park Foundation N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 400
Pacifica Foundation Inc Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
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
Art Council Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Community School of Music and Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Teatro Vision Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Daniel Pearl Foundation N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
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
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Anderson Ranch Arts Foundation N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
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
Archaeological Conservancy N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Beneficent Technology Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Brave New Films 501C3 CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
The Childrens Museum MA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Eaa Aviation Foundation Inc. WI Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Filoli Center CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Harlem School of the Arts, Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Intersection for the Arts CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Opera America, Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
American Journalism Project Inc DC Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 4,000,000
San Diego Youth Symphony CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Symphony CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 75,000
Bus Barn Stage Company A California Non-Profit Public Benefi CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Community School of Music and Arts CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Deep Vellum Publishing TX Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Up with People-Incorporated California CO Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 400
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 700
San Francisco Playhouse CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Sonoma Valley Museum of Art CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
El Dorado Musical Theatre CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,775
Page SUM 4,204,825

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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Montalvo Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
National Park Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 400
Pacifica Foundation Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
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
Art Council Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Community School of Music and Arts United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Teatro Vision United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Daniel Pearl Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
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
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Anderson Ranch Arts Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
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
Archaeological Conservancy United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Beneficent Technology Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 100,000
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13280 records found.