Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

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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)
Southern Oregon Humane Society N/A OR United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Compassion in World Farming N/A GA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Wags and Walks N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Marine Mammal Center Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Humane Society of the United States N/A DC United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Cat Adoption Team N/A OR United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pandemonium Aviaries Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 350
Greyhound Pets of America N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
The Hermitage Cat Shelter N/A AZ United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,650
Marine Mammal Center Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Leave No Paws Behind Inc N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 393,950

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Southern Oregon Humane Society N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Compassion in World Farming N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Wags and Walks N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Marine Mammal Center Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Humane Society of the United States N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Cat Adoption Team N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pandemonium Aviaries Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 350
Greyhound Pets of America N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
The Hermitage Cat Shelter N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,650
Marine Mammal Center Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Leave No Paws Behind Inc N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 393,950

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,300
The Sato Project, Inc. NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Marine Mammal Center CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals NY Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Denver Dumb Friends League CO Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 750
Carson Tahoe SPCA NV Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Wake County NC Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Lanai Cat Sanctuary Inc. HI Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona AZ Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Ohlone Humane Society Inc CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Humane Society of Ventura County CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Villa Chardonnay Horses With Wings CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Animal Welfare Institute DC Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Zoological Society CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Charlie's Acres CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 1,077,250

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Southern Oregon Humane Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Compassion in World Farming United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Wags and Walks United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Marine Mammal Center United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Humane Society of the United States United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Cat Adoption Team United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pandemonium Aviaries United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 350
Greyhound Pets of America United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
The Hermitage Cat Shelter United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,650
Marine Mammal Center United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Leave No Paws Behind Inc United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 393,950

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13110 records found.