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)
Pets in Need San Mateo 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
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 750
Love and Second Chances Contra Costa CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Animal Legal Defense Fund Sonoma CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 242,550
Nine Lives Foundation San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Samoyed Rescue Inc Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Jasper Ridge Farm San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Jasper Ridge Farm San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Zoological Society San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Nine Lives Foundation San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 750
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Karma Cat Rescue Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Pug Rescue of Sacramento Contra Costa CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Muttville San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 322,600

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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 2018 2,500
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 750
Love and Second Chances Contra Costa Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Animal Legal Defense Fund Sonoma Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 242,550
Nine Lives Foundation San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
San Francisco Samoyed Rescue Inc Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Jasper Ridge Farm San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Jasper Ridge Farm San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Zoological Society San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Nine Lives Foundation San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 750
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Karma Cat Rescue Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Pug Rescue of Sacramento Contra Costa Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Muttville San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 322,600

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Humane Society of the United States DC 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
Town Cats of Morgan Hill 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
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
ACTAsia for Animals CT Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 234,000
Muttville CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Southern Oregon Humane Society OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 500
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Social Tees Animal Rescue Foundation NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 750
Friends of San Martin Animal Shelter CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Hope for Paws CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Best Friends Animal Society UT Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Mercy for Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 420,750

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Silicon Valley Pet Project United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 54,000
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
The Humane League United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000,000
Compassion in World Farming United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Butte Humane Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Santa Cruz SPCA and Humane Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Farm Sanctuary, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
International Bird Rescue United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St Francis of Assisi Animal Rescue of Santa Clara County Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Dogma Animal Rescue Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Marine Mammal Center United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Leave No Paws Behind Inc United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 500
Humane Society of Ventura County United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Humane Society of North Texas United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 4,347
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Town Cats of Morgan Hill United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Humane Society of Southern Arizona United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,650
Love and Second Chances United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 10,378,947

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13110 records found.