Institutional Support

Key to Montalvo Art Center’s success is the generous support of foundations, corporations, and government agencies. Montalvo’s institutional supporters are strategic investors who share our vision of enhancing the cultural landscape of Silicon Valley through engagement with the arts. Grants from these key partners help to support our thrilling live performance series, K-12 arts education and community outreach initiatives, boundary-pushing artistic programs, and the care and preservation of our historic property and beautiful grounds.  

Foundations & Government Giving

Montalvo Arts Center works closely with our foundation and government supporters to identify opportunities that will enable them to best meet their giving priorities.  We are so thankful for the support from the following:

  • National Endowment for the Arts
  • Cal Humanities
  • William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
  • Sharks Foundation
  • David and Lucile Packard Foundation
  • Westaf
  • Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation
  • Goethe-Institut
  • Farrington Historical Foundation
  • House Family Foundation
  • Los Gatos Morning Rotary Charitable Foundation
  • Markkula Foundation
  • McKnight Foundation
  • Mission City Community Fund
  • Barbro Osher Pro Suecia Foundation
  • The James Phelan Trust
  • Quest Foundation
  • Saratoga City Council
  • Schneider Family Fund at the San Diego Foundation
  • Leo M. Shortino Family Foundation 
  • Special Relativity Education Foundation

Corporate Partnerships 

Each year, Montalvo Arts Center touches 200,000+ people of all ages with our concerts, educational programs, exhibits, community outreach, media campaigns and digital content, making us an ideal partner for any company looking to gain marketing exposure, strengthen its brand and penetrate new audiences. Whether your goal is marketing visibility, building brand awareness, providing memorable client entertainment experiences, employee engagement or philanthropic investment while promoting accessibility and diversity in the arts, Montalvo can provide you with a diverse and exciting range of sponsorship opportunities.  Our Corporate Partners are members of the Silicon Valley business community who recognize and celebrate the unique nature of Montalvo’s programming and audience: intelligent, active and passionate about the Arts! 

We are so grateful to have the support of the following corporations:

  • AP+I Design
  • US Bank
  • Beacon Pointe Advisors
  • Casto Travel
  • Wells Fargo
  • J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines
  • Cooper-Garrod Estate Vineyards
  • Ermenegildo Zegna
  • Applied Materials
  • Comerica
  • Heritage Bank

  • Harrell Remodeling
  • Left Bend Winery
  • Orrick
  • PGIM
  • Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association*
  • Alice Phelan Sullivan Corporation
  • University Art*


Matching Gift Programs

Increase the impact of your gift! As a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, Montalvo Arts Center is eligible for many employers’ corporate matching gift programs. Thank you to the following corporations for matching gifts to Montalvo made by their employees:

  • Apple
  • Bank of America
  • Brocade Communication Systems
  • Carnegie Foundation
  • Disney
  • Google
  • IBM
  • Juniper Networks

To find out if your company has a matching gift policy, please enter your employer’s name below.

For more information on how to become a Montalvo institutional partner, please contact:

Emily Lieu-Harris
Director of Institutional Giving

*Indicates donors whose gifts include in-kind goods or services.
(List reflects gifts made between July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017.)