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)
Nevada Humane Society Inc N/A NV United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Feral Cat Coalition of Oregon N/A OR United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Stowarzyszenie Otwarte Klatki N/A Poland Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,100,000
The Humane League N/A MD United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,211,500
The Berner-Garde Foundation N/A CO United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Best Friends Animal Society N/A UT United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Dolphin Research Center Inc. N/A FL United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 36,957
Greenfield Project N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Sinergia Animal N/A Brazil Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 245,000
Humane Society of the United States N/A DC United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 375,000
Saint Peter Chanel Parish N/A ME United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Humane League N/A MD United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 700,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sinergia Animal (Austria) N/A Austria Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 187,600
Page SUM 4,144,757

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Nevada Humane Society Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Feral Cat Coalition of Oregon N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Stowarzyszenie Otwarte Klatki N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,100,000
The Humane League N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,211,500
The Berner-Garde Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Best Friends Animal Society N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Dolphin Research Center Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 36,957
Greenfield Project N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Sinergia Animal N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 245,000
Humane Society of the United States N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 375,000
Saint Peter Chanel Parish N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Humane League N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 700,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sinergia Animal (Austria) N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 187,600
Page SUM 4,144,757

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Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Nevada Humane Society Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Feral Cat Coalition of Oregon United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Stowarzyszenie Otwarte Klatki Poland Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,100,000
The Humane League United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,211,500
The Berner-Garde Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Best Friends Animal Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Dolphin Research Center Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 36,957
Greenfield Project United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Sinergia Animal Brazil Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 245,000
Humane Society of the United States United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 375,000
Saint Peter Chanel Parish United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Humane League United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 700,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sinergia Animal (Austria) Austria Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 187,600
Page SUM 4,144,757

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13280 records found.