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, 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 ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Marin Humane Society Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Francisco Samoyed Rescue Inc Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Rocket Dog Rescue Inc San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Silicon Valley Pet Project Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 54,000
San Francisco Zoological Society San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Marin Humane Society Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 -233,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 8,600
Hopalong Animal Rescue Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Jameson Animal Rescue Ranch Napa CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Jasper Ridge Farm San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Marin Humane Society Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Pound Puppy Rescue San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 13,000
Ohlone Humane Society Inc Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Page SUM -21,150

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Marin Humane Society Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Francisco Samoyed Rescue Inc Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Rocket Dog Rescue Inc San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Silicon Valley Pet Project Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 54,000
San Francisco Zoological Society San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Marin Humane Society Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 -233,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 8,600
Hopalong Animal Rescue Alameda Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Jameson Animal Rescue Ranch Napa Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Jasper Ridge Farm San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Marin Humane Society Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Pound Puppy Rescue San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 13,000
Ohlone Humane Society Inc Alameda Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Page SUM -21,150

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Rocky Mountain Seed Alliance Inc. AZ Food Security Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Food Bank of the Rockies CO Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Hole Food Rescue Corp WY Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 3,118
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Feeding San Diego CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Nutrition Coalition DC Food Security Donor Advised 2018 20,000
myAgro Farms CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Caterinas Club CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 200
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Yu-Ai Kai-Japanese American Community Senior Serv of San Jos CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 700
Center for Food Safety DC Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Project Open Hand CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Greater Chicago Food Depository IL Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Committee Advised 2018 5,000
Georgia Food Bank Association Inc GA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 357,218

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 185,925
Raymond James Charitable Endowment Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 23,645
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
U Empower of Maryland Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Fremont Candle Lighters United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Santa Fe Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 22,500
Tides Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Committee Advised 2018 3,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 37,794
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 20,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 10,500
Museum of the Bible Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 100
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Centre for Effective Altruism England General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,688,000
New Venture Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 3,000,000
PEF Israel Endowment Funds, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Global Fund for Children United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 28,000
California Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,000
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Page SUM 6,062,764

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13110 records found.