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 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)
The Marine Mammal Center Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Nike Animal Rescue Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Zoological Society San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Milo Foundation Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
The Marine Mammal Center Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 800
Marine Mammal Center Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 30,000
The Marine Mammal Center Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Love and Second Chances Contra Costa CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Greater Farallones Association San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Hopalong Animal Rescue Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 117,950

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Marine Mammal Center Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Hopalong Animal Rescue Alameda Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Milo Foundation Alameda Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
The Marine Mammal Center Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 800
Nine Lives Foundation San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Marine Mammal Center Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 30,000
The Marine Mammal Center Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Love and Second Chances Contra Costa Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Greater Farallones Association San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Nike Animal Rescue Foundation Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 132,750

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous, Inc. NJ Donor Advised 2018 200
Equality Now, Inc. NY Donor Advised 2018 110,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation CA Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System WI Donor Advised 2018 6,494
Fort Sill Morale Welfare and Recreation Fund OK Donor Advised 2018 5,000
National Tropical Botanical Garden HI Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Center for Empowering Refugees Inc CA Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Lions Club International Ftdn IL Donor Advised 2018 2,200
St. Andrews Presbyterian College NC Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Progressive Animal Welfare Society Inc WA Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Peregrine Fund, Inc. ID Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 500
Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Anima MA Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue, Inc. CA Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 250
Center for Animal Protection and Education CA Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Rocket Dog Rescue Inc CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Marin Humane Society CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
International Bird Rescue CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Hope for Paws CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Arizona Animal Rescue Mission Inc AZ Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Mercy for Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 433,144

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Parent Institute for Quality Education Inc United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Digital Asia Hub Hong Kong Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Pedacito del Cielo A.C. Mexico Corporate Advised 2018 2,600
Le Refuge France Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
ZappyLab, Inc. United States Donor Advised 2018 600,000
Unbounded Learning Inc United States Donor Advised 2018 800,000
Fondation Université de Strasbourg France Corporate Advised 2018 125,810
Burlingame Elementary School District United States Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 150,000
Foster Boy Movies LLC United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
The Corporation of the President of the Church of Jesus Chri United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
New Community Church United States Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, Inc. United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
ADIE Fund France Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Merry-Go-Round Children's Foundation Canada Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Oakland United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Fort Sill Morale Welfare and Recreation Fund United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American University in Cairo United States Donor Advised 2018 12,500
Daler Nazarov's Culture Foundation Tajikistan Donor Advised 2018 45,000
His Mansion Ministries Inc United States Corporate Advised 2018 500
Shasta Regional Community Foundation United States Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 2,028,410

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13110 records found.