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 1,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Pandemonium Aviaries Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 350
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
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 2,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Palo Alto Humane Society Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hopalong Animal Rescue Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Jasper Ridge Farm San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pound Puppy Rescue San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 13,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Zoological Society San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Nike Animal Rescue Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Milo Foundation Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 585,750

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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 1,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Pandemonium Aviaries Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 350
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Zoological Society San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Palo Alto Humane Society Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Hopalong Animal Rescue Alameda Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Jasper Ridge Farm San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pound Puppy Rescue San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 13,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
San Francisco Zoological Society San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Nike Animal Rescue Foundation Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Milo Foundation Alameda Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 585,750

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Karidat MP Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Santa Cruz Toddler Care Center CA Donor Advised 2018 132,000
Milwaukee Collegiate Academy Inc WI Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation CA Donor Advised 2018 4,500
The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values MA Donor Advised 2018 700,000
Foster Boy Movies LLC IL Donor Advised 2018 100,000
American Promise Inc MA Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System WI Donor Advised 2018 524,871
MLB Uptown LLC TN Donor Advised 2018 70,000
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, Inc. VA Donor Advised 2018 1,000
His Mansion Ministries Inc NH Corporate Advised 2018 500
Jewish Board of Family & Children's Services, Inc. NY Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System WI Donor Advised 2018 70,000
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church CA Donor Advised 2018 13,400
Lions Club International Ftdn IL Donor Advised 2018 2,200
Transfiguration Episcopal Church CA Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Children's Defense Fund DC Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Cincinnati OH Donor Advised 2018 500
The Corporation of the President of the Church of Jesus Chri UT Donor Advised 2018 5,000
City of Redwood City CA Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 1,740,971

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of California Chr United States Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Oakland United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Children's Defense Fund United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Shasta Regional Community Foundation United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
National Tropical Botanical Garden United States Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Foster Boy Movies LLC United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Conservation Colorado Education Fund United States Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Union rempart France Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Nusantara Development Initiatives Singapore Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System United States Donor Advised 2018 70,000
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church United States Donor Advised 2018 13,400
Illinois Institute of Technology United States Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
New Community Church United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous, Inc. United States Donor Advised 2018 200
Comunità Progetto s.c. a r.l Italy Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Instituto Laboral De La Raza United States Donor Advised 2018 200
Equality Now, Inc. United States Donor Advised 2018 110,000
Karidat United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Transfiguration Episcopal Church United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 800,800

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13110 records found.