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, and corporate 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)
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
San Jose Museum of Art Association Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boston Baroque Inc N/A MA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Southwest Florida Holocaust Museum Inc N/A FL United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
First Civilizations Inc N/A MO United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Up with People-Incorporated California N/A CO United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 400
International Documentary Association Inc. N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 400
Lake Champlain Chamber Music Festival N/A VT United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Rogue Valley Symphony Association N/A OR United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 12,500
San Jose Childrens Discovery Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Smuin Ballets - SF San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Stanford Jazz Workshop Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Concentric Media San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 30,000
The Four-Eighteen Project N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 12,000
From the Heart Productions Inc N/A CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 328,750

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
San Jose Museum of Art Association Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boston Baroque Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Southwest Florida Holocaust Museum Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
First Civilizations Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Up with People-Incorporated California N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 400
International Documentary Association Inc. N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 400
Lake Champlain Chamber Music Festival N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Rogue Valley Symphony Association N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 12,500
San Jose Childrens Discovery Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Smuin Ballets - SF San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Stanford Jazz Workshop Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Concentric Media San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 30,000
The Four-Eighteen Project N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 12,000
From the Heart Productions Inc N/A Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 328,750

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Los Angeles SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue, Inc. CA Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Center for Animal Protection and Education CA Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 500
Peregrine Fund, Inc. ID Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 500
Pets Lifeline Inc. CA Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Homeless Cat Network CA Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 500
Stanford Cat Network CA Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 200
Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue, Inc. CA Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Foundation for the Mid South MS Donor Advised 2019 -100,000
Page SUM -89,800

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
San Jose Museum of Art Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Boston Baroque Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Southwest Florida Holocaust Museum Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
First Civilizations Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Up with People-Incorporated California United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 400
International Documentary Association Inc. United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 25,000
KQED Inc United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 400
Lake Champlain Chamber Music Festival United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Rogue Valley Symphony Association United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 12,500
San Jose Childrens Discovery Museum United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Smuin Ballets - SF United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
Stanford Jazz Workshop United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Concentric Media United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 30,000
The Four-Eighteen Project United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 12,000
From the Heart Productions Inc United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 328,750

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13280 records found.