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 descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Anima N/A Denmark Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 367,222
Los Angeles SPCA N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Global Animal Partnership N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 300
San Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Carla and David Crane Foundation San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Equamore Foundation N/A OR United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Hopalong Animal Rescue Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Jane Goodall Institute Australia Ltd N/A Australia Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 32,070
Anima N/A Denmark Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 600,000
Greater Farallones Association San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society N/A PA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 650
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
San Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Best Friends Animal Society N/A UT United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Placer County Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 2,174,942

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Anima N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 367,222
Los Angeles SPCA N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Global Animal Partnership N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 300
San Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Carla and David Crane Foundation San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Equamore Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Hopalong Animal Rescue Alameda Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Jane Goodall Institute Australia Ltd N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 32,070
Anima N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 600,000
Greater Farallones Association San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 650
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
San Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Best Friends Animal Society N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Placer County Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 2,174,942

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Pound Puppy Rescue CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 13,000
Animal Legal Defense Fund CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 177,500
The Marine Mammal Center CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona AZ Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Homeward Bound Golden Retriever Rescue and Sanctuary, Inc. CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Humane Society of the United States DC Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 375,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Pandemonium Aviaries CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 350
Arizona Humane Society AZ Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Spirit of Elijah Kingdom Church Inc MD Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Palo Alto Humane Society CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 300
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Santa Cruz SPCA and Humane Society CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 250
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley ID Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
The Marine Mammal Center CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
The Humane League MD Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 750,000
Humane Society of the United States DC Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pandemonium Aviaries CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 1,368,050

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Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organisations India Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 445,000
Milo Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Valley Dogs Inc United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Muttville United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
The Marine Mammal Center United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 300
Nine Lives Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Nine Lives Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Animal Legal Defense Fund United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 177,500
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Northern United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
SPCA of Texas United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 3,750
Villa Chardonnay Horses With Wings United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Roman's PFR Dogs United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
The Sato Project, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 917,800

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13280 records found.