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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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)
School of Arts and Culture at MHP Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
African American Community Services Agency Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Elements of Education Partners N/A WA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Good Films Impact N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Bolinas Museum Marin CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Latino Arts Project N/A TX United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Mongoliin Boogiin Tengeriin Sulder Association N/A Mongolia Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 65,000
Chinese Historical Society of America San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 9,000
Peninsula Youth Theatre Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
San Jose News Bureau N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Concentric Media San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 30,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Koinonia Family Life Inc N/A NJ United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Make-Believe Association N/A IL United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Ohana Foundation for Technical Development Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Peace Building Center N/A Kyrgyzstan Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Philadelphia Orchestra Association N/A PA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 55,000,000
Page SUM 56,432,450

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
School of Arts and Culture at MHP Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
African American Community Services Agency Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Elements of Education Partners N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Good Films Impact N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Bolinas Museum Marin Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Latino Arts Project N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Mongoliin Boogiin Tengeriin Sulder Association N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 65,000
Chinese Historical Society of America San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 9,000
Peninsula Youth Theatre Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
San Jose News Bureau N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Concentric Media San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 30,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Koinonia Family Life Inc N/A Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Make-Believe Association N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Ohana Foundation for Technical Development Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Peace Building Center N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Philadelphia Orchestra Association N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 55,000,000
Page SUM 56,432,450

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Feral Cat Coalition of Oregon OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 300
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Hawaiian Humane Society HI Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,300
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 300
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Animal Charity Evaluators CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research Education & Con VA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Northern NV Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Milo Foundation 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 500
Animal Charity Evaluators CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research Education & Con VA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 300
Page SUM 280,850

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
School of Arts and Culture at MHP United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
African American Community Services Agency United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Elements of Education Partners United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Good Films Impact United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Bolinas Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Latino Arts Project United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Mongoliin Boogiin Tengeriin Sulder Association Mongolia Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 65,000
Chinese Historical Society of America United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 9,000
Peninsula Youth Theatre United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
San Jose News Bureau United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Concentric Media United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 30,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Koinonia Family Life Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Make-Believe Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Ohana Foundation for Technical Development United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Peace Building Center Kyrgyzstan Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Philadelphia Orchestra Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 55,000,000
Page SUM 56,432,450

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13280 records found.