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 descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Humane Society of North Texas N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 3,144
Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,300
The Marine Mammal Center Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Humane Society of the United States N/A DC United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Palo Alto Humane Society Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Butte Humane Society N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Zoological Society San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Town Cats of Morgan Hill Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Humane Society of Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Mercy for Animals N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 375,000
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Wake County N/A NC United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cat Town Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Aquaculture Stewardship Council N/A England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 13,813
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley N/A ID United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Global Animal Partnership N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Humane Society International N/A DC United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 950,657

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Humane Society of North Texas N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 3,144
Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,300
The Marine Mammal Center Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Humane Society of the United States N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Palo Alto Humane Society Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Butte Humane Society N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Zoological Society San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Town Cats of Morgan Hill Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Humane Society of Sonoma County Sonoma Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Mercy for Animals N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 375,000
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Wake County N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cat Town Alameda Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Aquaculture Stewardship Council N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 13,813
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Global Animal Partnership N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Humane Society International N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 950,657

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Arizona Animal Rescue Mission Inc AZ Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Humane Society of Southern Arizona AZ Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,650
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Humane Society of Ventura County CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Paws Helping People, Inc. CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Milo Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Friends of the Animal Shelter OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Badass Animal Rescue Inc NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Saint Bernard Rescue Foundation Inc OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Animal Equality CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Lanai Cat Sanctuary Inc. HI Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
True Love Rescue CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
International Fund for Animal Welfare, Inc. MA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Putnam County Humane Society Inc NY Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 74,800

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Humane Society of North Texas United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 3,144
Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,300
The Marine Mammal Center United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Humane Society of the United States United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Palo Alto Humane Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Butte Humane Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Zoological Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Town Cats of Morgan Hill United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Humane Society of Sonoma County United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Mercy for Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 375,000
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Wake County United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Cat Town United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Aquaculture Stewardship Council England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 13,813
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Global Animal Partnership United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Humane Society International United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 950,657

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13110 records found.