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)
Education Leaders of Color Inc N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
StoryCorps, Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
San Jose Stage Company Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,800
International Documentary Association N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 125,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Interfaze Educational Productions, Inc. Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Nantucket Dreamland Foundation N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 495,000
Santa Barbara International Film Festival, Inc. N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
East Palo Alto Youth Arts & Music Center San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Filoli Center San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Marshall Project Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Sunnyvale Singers Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 240
Utah Film Center N/A UT United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 35,000
BRIC Arts Media Bklyn Inc N/A NY United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
The House Development Corporation NFP N/A IL United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
American Composers Forum N/A MN United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 1,178,990

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Education Leaders of Color Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
StoryCorps, Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
San Jose Stage Company Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,800
International Documentary Association N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 125,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Inc. San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Interfaze Educational Productions, Inc. Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Nantucket Dreamland Foundation N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 495,000
Santa Barbara International Film Festival, Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Symphony San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
East Palo Alto Youth Arts & Music Center San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Filoli Center San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Marshall Project Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Sunnyvale Singers Santa Clara Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 240
Utah Film Center N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 35,000
BRIC Arts Media Bklyn Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
The House Development Corporation NFP N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
American Composers Forum N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 1,178,990

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values MA Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Sarara Institute CO Donor Advised 2018 400,000
Equality Now, Inc. NY Donor Advised 2018 110,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation CA Donor Advised 2018 4,500
St. Andrews Presbyterian College NC Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Milwaukee Collegiate Academy Inc WI Donor Advised 2018 50,000
MLB Uptown LLC TN Donor Advised 2018 70,000
Children's Defense Fund DC Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous, Inc. NJ Donor Advised 2018 200
American University in Cairo NY Donor Advised 2018 12,500
Shasta Regional Community Foundation CA Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research IL Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Seeds of Peace Inc NY Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Institute for Humane Studies VA Donor Advised 2018 1,000
New Community Church CA Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Great Work Education Holdings, Inc. CO Donor Advised 2018 5,500,000
Lions Club International Ftdn IL Donor Advised 2018 2,200
New Community Church CA Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Karidat MP Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The Student Conservation Association, Inc. VA Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 6,419,400

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Education Leaders of Color Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250,000
StoryCorps, Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
San Jose Stage Company United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,800
International Documentary Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 125,000
American Conservatory Theatre Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Interfaze Educational Productions, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Nantucket Dreamland Foundation United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Foundation for Hispanic Education United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 495,000
Santa Barbara International Film Festival, Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Symphony United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
East Palo Alto Youth Arts & Music Center United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Filoli Center United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Marshall Project Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Sunnyvale Singers United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 240
Utah Film Center United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 35,000
BRIC Arts Media Bklyn Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
The House Development Corporation NFP United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
American Composers Forum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Independent Arts & Media United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 1,178,990

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13110 records found.