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 descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Marine Mammal Center Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Mercy for Animals N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 30,000
American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation Inc N/A NC United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Morris Animal Foundation N/A CO United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Pandemonium Aviaries Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 350
Humane Society of the United States N/A DC United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Humane League N/A MD United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 353,500
Maggie Society N/A NC United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Palo Alto Humane Society Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 300
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Mercy for Animals N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 36,957
Sinergia Animal N/A Brazil Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 245,000
Morris Animal Foundation N/A CO United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Pandemonium Aviaries Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Humane Society of the United States N/A DC United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Environment & Animal Society of Taiwan N/A Taiwan (R.O.C.) Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 326,000
Page SUM 1,045,307

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Marine Mammal Center Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Mercy for Animals N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 30,000
American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Morris Animal Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Pandemonium Aviaries Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 350
Humane Society of the United States N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Humane League N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 353,500
Maggie Society N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Palo Alto Humane Society Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 300
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Mercy for Animals N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 36,957
Sinergia Animal N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 245,000
Morris Animal Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Pandemonium Aviaries Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Humane Society of the United States N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Environment & Animal Society of Taiwan N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 326,000
Page SUM 1,045,307

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Mpala Wildlife Foundation Inc MD Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,250
Heart of the Valley Humane Society, Inc. MT Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,254
Animal Welfare Institute DC Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals Inc. VA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Francisco Zoological Society CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 600
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona AZ Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 16,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 14,000
The Berner-Garde Foundation CO Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Mercy for Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
National Marine Mammal Foundation Inc CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals Inc. VA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Rainbow Friends Animal Sanctuary HI Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona AZ Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Hopalong Animal Rescue CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Mercy for Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Animals in Need Fund CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 119,004

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Marine Mammal Center United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Mercy for Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 30,000
American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Morris Animal Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Pandemonium Aviaries United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 350
Humane Society of the United States United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Humane League United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 353,500
Maggie Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Palo Alto Humane Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 300
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Mercy for Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 36,957
Sinergia Animal Brazil Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 245,000
Morris Animal Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Pandemonium Aviaries United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Humane Society of the United States United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Environment & Animal Society of Taiwan Taiwan (R.O.C.) Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 326,000
Page SUM 1,045,307

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13280 records found.