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)
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Pro Publica, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Oregon Shakespeare Festival Association N/A OR United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Festival of New Trumpet Music, Inc. N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Opera San Jose Incorporated Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000
San Francisco Opera Association San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 11,500
Alliance of Resident Theatres New York Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
American Conservative Union Foundation N/A VA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 958,000
Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
KQED, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Chicago Media Project N/A IL United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 4,275
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation N/A VA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Repertory Theatre N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Music in Schools Today San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Jose Children's Musical Theater Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Mateo County Historical Association San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Silk Road Project, Inc. N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 275
Amadiora A.C. N/A Mexico Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 23,000
Page SUM 1,099,750

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
West Bay Opera Association, Inc. Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Pro Publica, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Oregon Shakespeare Festival Association N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Festival of New Trumpet Music, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Opera San Jose Incorporated Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000
San Francisco Opera Association San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 11,500
Alliance of Resident Theatres New York Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
American Conservative Union Foundation N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 958,000
Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
KQED, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Chicago Media Project N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 4,275
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Repertory Theatre N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Music in Schools Today San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Jose Children's Musical Theater Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Mateo County Historical Association San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 1,078,475

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Humane Society of North Texas TX Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 3,144
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Marine Mammal Center CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Karma Cat Rescue CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Mercy for Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 750
Humane Society of the United States DC Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 100
Nevada Humane Society Inc NV Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Compassion in World Farming GA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 -100,000
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona AZ Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Mickaboo Companion Bird Rescue CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Reggie S Friends TX Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley ID Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Humane Society of North Texas TX Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 4,347
Saint Bernard Rescue Foundation Inc OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Morris Animal Foundation CO Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 350
Southern Oregon Humane Society OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM -44,059

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
West Bay Opera Association, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Pro Publica, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Computer History Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Oregon Shakespeare Festival Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Festival of New Trumpet Music, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Opera San Jose Incorporated United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000
San Francisco Opera Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 11,500
Alliance of Resident Theatres New York Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
American Conservative Union Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 958,000
Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
KQED, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Chicago Media Project United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 4,275
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Repertory Theatre United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Music in Schools Today United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Jose Children's Musical Theater United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
San Mateo County Historical Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 1,078,475

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13110 records found.