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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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)
ADIE Fund N/A France Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Institute for Humane Studies N/A VA United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fort Sill Morale Welfare and Recreation Fund N/A OK United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
St. Ignatius Loyola Parish N/A NY United States Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Future Citizen N/A Germany Corporate Advised 2018 2,569
Latin American Youth Center, Inc. N/A DC United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
New Community Church San Mateo CA United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
City of Redwood City San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Fundacion TREE N/A Bolivia Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
New Community Church San Mateo CA United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
ZappyLab, Inc. Alameda CA United States Donor Advised 2018 600,000
His Mansion Ministries Inc N/A NH United States Corporate Advised 2018 500
Center for Animal Protection and Education N/A CA United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Anima N/A MA United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Progressive Animal Welfare Society Inc N/A WA United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Peregrine Fund, Inc. N/A ID United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 500
Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 250
Better Eating International Incorporated N/A DC United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 67,110
Charlie's Acres N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona N/A AZ United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,871,429

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
ADIE Fund N/A Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Institute for Humane Studies N/A Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fort Sill Morale Welfare and Recreation Fund N/A Donor Advised 2018 5,000
St. Ignatius Loyola Parish N/A Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Future Citizen N/A Corporate Advised 2018 2,569
Latin American Youth Center, Inc. N/A Donor Advised 2018 25,000
New Community Church San Mateo Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
City of Redwood City San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Fundacion TREE N/A Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
New Community Church San Mateo Donor Advised 2018 25,000
ZappyLab, Inc. Alameda Donor Advised 2018 600,000
His Mansion Ministries Inc N/A Corporate Advised 2018 500
Center for Animal Protection and Education N/A Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Anima N/A Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Progressive Animal Welfare Society Inc N/A Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Peregrine Fund, Inc. N/A Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 500
Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue, Inc. San Francisco Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 250
Better Eating International Incorporated N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 67,110
Charlie's Acres N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,871,429

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Humane Society International DC Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Muttville CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Hawaiian Humane Society HI Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
NorCal Aussie Rescue, Inc. CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Town Cats of Morgan Hill CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 500
Humane Society of Southern Arizona AZ Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,650
Marine Mammal Center CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Milo Foundation CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Marine Mammal Center CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 3,000
ACTAsia for Animals CT Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 234,000
Best Friends Animal Society UT Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Mercy for Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Morris Animal Foundation CO Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Page SUM 354,400

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
ADIE Fund France Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Institute for Humane Studies United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fort Sill Morale Welfare and Recreation Fund United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
St. Ignatius Loyola Parish United States Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Future Citizen Germany Corporate Advised 2018 2,569
Latin American Youth Center, Inc. United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
New Community Church United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
City of Redwood City United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Fundacion TREE Bolivia Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
New Community Church United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
ZappyLab, Inc. United States Donor Advised 2018 600,000
His Mansion Ministries Inc United States Corporate Advised 2018 500
Center for Animal Protection and Education United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Anima United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Progressive Animal Welfare Society Inc United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Peregrine Fund, Inc. United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 500
Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue, Inc. United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 250
Better Eating International Incorporated United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 67,110
Charlie's Acres United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,871,429

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13110 records found.