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)
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Cassies Place Inc N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Farm Forward, Inc. N/A OR United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Animals Australia Federation N/A Australia Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 48,324
World Animal Protection N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 781,498
World Animal Protection N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 557,446
Sentient Media San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Fundacion Igualdad Animal N/A Spain Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 199,940
Humane Society of North Texas N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 3,492
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,250
Cassies Place Inc N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Farm Sanctuary, Inc. N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Animals in Need Fund N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
World Animal Protection N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Mpala Wildlife Foundation Inc N/A MD United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Fundacion Igualdad Animal N/A Spain Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 346,000
Homeward Bound Golden Retriever Rescue and Sanctuary, Inc. N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Humane Society of North Texas N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 276
Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter 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 500
Page SUM 2,103,426

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Cassies Place Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Farm Forward, Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Animals Australia Federation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 48,324
World Animal Protection N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 781,498
World Animal Protection N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 557,446
Sentient Media San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Fundacion Igualdad Animal N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 199,940
Humane Society of North Texas N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 3,492
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,250
Cassies Place Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Farm Sanctuary, Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Animals in Need Fund N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
World Animal Protection N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Mpala Wildlife Foundation Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Fundacion Igualdad Animal N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 346,000
Homeward Bound Golden Retriever Rescue and Sanctuary, Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Humane Society of North Texas N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 276
Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 2,103,426

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Animal Legal Defense Fund CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 177,500
Hemopet CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Humane Society of Truckee Tahoe Inc CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Rescue-Freedom Project CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Nine Lives Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Sunnyvale Singers CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 240
Bus Barn Stage Company A California Non-Profit Public Benefi CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
Free Spirit Media NFP IL Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,050
Hillbarn Theatre, Inc. CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Magic Theatre Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 250
San Mateo County Historical Association CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 11,000
Sundance Institute UT Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 7,000
California Lawyers For The Arts Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Dance Downtown La Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Trace Media, Inc. NY Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 24,000
Friends of the Palo Alto Children's Theatre CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Latino Arts Project TX Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 258,290

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 16,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,300
Nevada Humane Society Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
The Humane League United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 353,500
Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 300
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
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Environment & Animal Society of Taiwan Taiwan (R.O.C.) Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 326,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 20,000
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
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 36,957
Sinergia Animal Brazil Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 245,000
Nevada Humane Society Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
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
Page SUM 3,342,557

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13280 records found.