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 2019, as well as the four 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 represents nearly $1.26 billion in grants made by Silicon Valley Community Foundation in 2019 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)
Muttville San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
The Marine Mammal Center Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 40,000
San Francisco Zoological Society San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 600
Mickaboo Companion Bird Rescue Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Town Cats of Morgan Hill Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 7,500
African American Community Service Agency Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
San Jose Light Tower Corporation Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Asian Art Museum Foundation of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Amy Seiwert's Imagery San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pear Avenue Theatre Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
Music for Minors Inc San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Ragazzi Boys Chorus San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Mateo County Historical Association San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 350,050

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Muttville San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
The Marine Mammal Center Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 40,000
San Francisco Zoological Society San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 600
Mickaboo Companion Bird Rescue Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Town Cats of Morgan Hill Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 7,500
African American Community Service Agency Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
San Jose Light Tower Corporation Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Asian Art Museum Foundation of San Francisco San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,000
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 100,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Amy Seiwert's Imagery San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pear Avenue Theatre Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 100,000
Music for Minors Inc San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Independent Arts & Media San Francisco Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Ragazzi Boys Chorus San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 200
Community School of Music & Arts Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Mateo County Historical Association San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 350,050

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
New York Bully Crew NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Arizona Pet Project AZ Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Compassion in World Farming GA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
Oregon Humane Society OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Palo Alto Humane Society CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Animal Equality CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 886,520
Wags and Walks CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Southern Oregon Humane Society OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Humane Society of the United States DC Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Carson Tahoe SPCA NV Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,000
American Friends of Birdlife International Inc NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Better Eating International Incorporated DC Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 67,110
Berkeley Lab Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Page SUM 3,281,130

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Humane Society of the United States United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
True Love Rescue United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Marin Humane Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research Education & Con United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Hope for Paws United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Bonefish & Tarpon Trust Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Animal Legal Defense Fund United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 242,550
Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,300
San Francisco Zoological Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 600
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Humane Society International United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Mercy for Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 375,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Causes For Animals (Singapore) Limited Singapore Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 698,400

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13110 records found.