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)
Womens Audio Mission San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
ODC San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Oregon Shakespeare Festival Association N/A OR United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Pro Publica, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Diego Youth Symphony N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 375
College of Adaptive Arts Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Exploratorium San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Utah Film Center N/A UT United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 700
Music for Minors Inc San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
National Public Radio, Inc. N/A MD United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Pajaro Valley Arts Council N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
San Francisco Public Press San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Shaker Museum and Library N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,500
Creative Music Foundation, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Teen Cancer America, Inc. N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 150,000
The Karawari Cave Arts Foundation Inc. N/A Papua New Guinea Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 63,750
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 316,925

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Womens Audio Mission San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
ODC San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Oregon Shakespeare Festival Association N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Pro Publica, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Diego Youth Symphony N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 375
College of Adaptive Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Exploratorium San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Utah Film Center N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 700
Music for Minors Inc San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
National Public Radio, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Pajaro Valley Arts Council N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
San Francisco Public Press San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Shaker Museum and Library N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Christmas in the Park Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,500
Creative Music Foundation, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Teen Cancer America, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 150,000
The Karawari Cave Arts Foundation Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 63,750
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 316,925

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
The Humane League MD Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,211,500
Maggie Society NC Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Hemopet CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Humane Society of Truckee Tahoe Inc CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Rescue-Freedom Project CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Nine Lives Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
The Humane League MD Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 700,000
Villa Chardonnay Horses With Wings CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 50,000
World Animal Protection NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,200,000
San Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Greater Farallones Association CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Humane Society of Ventura County CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Humane League MD Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
World Animal Protection NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 781,498
San Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 6,016,448

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Womens Audio Mission United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 50,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
ODC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Oregon Shakespeare Festival Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 6,000
Pro Publica, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Diego Youth Symphony United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 375
College of Adaptive Arts United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Exploratorium United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Utah Film Center United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 700
Music for Minors Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
National Public Radio, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Pajaro Valley Arts Council United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 3,000
San Francisco Public Press United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Shaker Museum and Library United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Christmas in the Park United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 8,500
Creative Music Foundation, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Teen Cancer America, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 150,000
The Karawari Cave Arts Foundation Inc. Papua New Guinea Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 63,750
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 316,925

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13280 records found.