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 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)
Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Animal Humane Association of New Mexico Inc. N/A NM United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Mercy for Animals N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 600,000
Rescue-Freedom Project N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Francisco Zoological Society San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 11,500
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Friends of the Animal Shelter N/A OR United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Animal Kingdom Foundation, Inc. N/A Philippines Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 220,866
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals Inc. N/A VA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Town Cats of Morgan Hill Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 7,500
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Humane Slaughter Association N/A England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 570,402
Pug Nation Rescue of Los Angeles, Inc. N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
San Francisco Zoological Society San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Farm Forward, Inc. N/A OR United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 166,000
Animal Legal Defense Fund Sonoma CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 177,500
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals Inc. N/A VA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Care for Wild N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 1,779,268

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Saint Bernard Rescue Foundation Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research Education & Con N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 300
Animal Haven Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Cat Action Team N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,812
Southern Oregon Humane Society N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Cassies Place Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 16,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Animal Humane Association of New Mexico Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Southern Oregon Humane Society N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cassies Place Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 96,512

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Feral Cat Coalition of Oregon OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 4,500
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
BAD RAP CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Hawaiian Humane Society HI Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,300
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 300
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research Education & Con VA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Northern NV Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 300
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research Education & Con VA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 300
Care for Wild CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 147,350

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Saint Bernard Rescue Foundation Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research Education & Con United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 300
Animal Haven Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Cat Action Team Canada Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,812
Southern Oregon Humane Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Cassies Place Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 16,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Animal Humane Association of New Mexico Inc. United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Southern Oregon Humane Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cassies Place Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 96,512

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13280 records found.