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)
North Valley Animal Disaster Group N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Animal Haven Inc. N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mercy for Animals N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 100,000
San Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Humane Society of the United States N/A DC United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Karma Cat Rescue Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Morris Animal Foundation N/A CO United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Better Eating International Incorporated N/A DC United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 12,690
Southern Oregon Humane Society N/A OR United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Compassion in World Farming N/A GA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
Respeto e Igualdad Animal AC N/A Mexico Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 268,850
Elephants of Africa Rescue Society Inc N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,000
USA Region of the International Society for Applied Ethology N/A IN United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 135,412
Humane Society International N/A DC United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Paws Helping People, Inc. N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Animal Haven Inc. N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Aquarium of the Pacific N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 700,000
Page SUM 2,774,452

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
North Valley Animal Disaster Group N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Animal Haven Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mercy for Animals N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 100,000
San Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Humane Society of the United States N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Karma Cat Rescue Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Morris Animal Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Better Eating International Incorporated N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 12,690
Southern Oregon Humane Society N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Compassion in World Farming N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
Respeto e Igualdad Animal AC N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 268,850
Elephants of Africa Rescue Society Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,000
USA Region of the International Society for Applied Ethology N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 135,412
Humane Society International N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Paws Helping People, Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Animal Haven Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Aquarium of the Pacific N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 700,000
Page SUM 2,774,452

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
City of Palo Alto Animal Services CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 125,000
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona AZ Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Charlie's Acres CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Humane Society International DC Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Greyhound Friends for Life CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Bonefish & Tarpon Unlimited Inc FL Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Our Pack, Inc. CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Nine Lives Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Marine Mammal Center CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Longmont Humane Society Inc. CO Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 1,256,800

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
North Valley Animal Disaster Group United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Animal Haven Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mercy for Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 100,000
San Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Humane Society of the United States United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Karma Cat Rescue United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Morris Animal Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Better Eating International Incorporated United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 12,690
Southern Oregon Humane Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Compassion in World Farming United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
Respeto e Igualdad Animal AC Mexico Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 268,850
Elephants of Africa Rescue Society Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,000
USA Region of the International Society for Applied Ethology United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 135,412
Humane Society International United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Paws Helping People, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Animal Haven Inc. United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Aquarium of the Pacific United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 700,000
Page SUM 2,774,452

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13110 records found.