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 descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
WNET N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Ballet Association San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
American Studies Assn N/A MD United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Ten Times Ten LLC N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
Opera San Jose Incorporated Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
KQED, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
PBS Foundation N/A VA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,700,000
Fundacion Tarahumara Jose A. Llaguno N/A Mexico Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 55,000
Midpeninsula Community Media Center Inc Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Array Alliance Inc N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Interfaze Educational Productions, Inc. Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
African American Community Service Agency Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Oregon Shakespeare Festival Association N/A OR United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Associatio N/A VA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Film Forum, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fractured Atlas, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,750
Lambs Players Theatre N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 3,104,250

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
WNET N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Ballet Association San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
American Studies Assn N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Ten Times Ten LLC N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
Opera San Jose Incorporated Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
KQED, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
PBS Foundation N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,700,000
Fundacion Tarahumara Jose A. Llaguno N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 55,000
Midpeninsula Community Media Center Inc Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Array Alliance Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Interfaze Educational Productions, Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
African American Community Service Agency Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Oregon Shakespeare Festival Association N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Associatio N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Film Forum, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fractured Atlas, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,750
Lambs Players Theatre N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 3,104,250

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
International Documentary Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Beneficent Technology Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
BCT Institute for Media Productions Inc CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Montalvo Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Music at the Mission CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Nevada Museum of Art, Inc. NV Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Beneficent Technology Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 56,000
Independent Arts & Media CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Southwest Florida Holocaust Museum Inc FL Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The High Desert Museum OR Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
StoryCorps, Inc NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Arts Council Santa Cruz County CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Jose Stage Company CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Art in Action CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Bus Barn Stage Company A California Non-Profit Public Benefi CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 150,500

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 7,500
WNET United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Ballet Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
American Studies Assn United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,500
Ten Times Ten LLC United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 -5,000
Opera San Jose Incorporated United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
KQED, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
PBS Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,700,000
Fundacion Tarahumara Jose A. Llaguno Mexico Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 55,000
Midpeninsula Community Media Center Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Array Alliance Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Interfaze Educational Productions, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
African American Community Service Agency United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Oregon Shakespeare Festival Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Associatio United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Film Forum, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Fractured Atlas, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,750
Lambs Players Theatre United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 3,104,250

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13110 records found.