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)
Saint Bernard Rescue Foundation Inc N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Inc. N/A DC United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Cat Action Team N/A Canada Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,812
Southern Oregon Humane Society N/A OR United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Cassies Place Inc N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona N/A AZ United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 16,000
American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation Inc N/A NC United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 14,000
Lanai Cat Sanctuary Inc. N/A HI United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Inc. N/A DC United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Animal Humane Association of New Mexico Inc. N/A NM United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Southern Oregon Humane Society N/A OR United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cassies Place Inc N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona N/A AZ United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 110,212

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Nine Lives Foundation San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Northern N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
SPCA of Texas N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 3,750
Villa Chardonnay Horses With Wings N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Animal Legal Defense Fund Sonoma Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 177,500
Roman's PFR Dogs N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ohlone Humane Society Inc Alameda Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
The Sato Project, Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Beyond Nine Cat Rescue Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Marine Mammal Center Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Rainbow Friends Animal Sanctuary N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Selangor N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 89,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
K9s for Warriors Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Ohlone Humane Society Inc Alameda Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Albert Schweitzer Stiftung fur unsere Mitwelt N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,600,000
Page SUM 2,135,950

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Mercy for Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Mpala Wildlife Foundation Inc MD Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,250
Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 6,500
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals Inc. VA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Town Cats of Morgan Hill CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Friends of the Elephant Seal CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Humane Society of North Texas TX Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 3,470
Animal Humane Association of New Mexico Inc. NM Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
The Sato Project, Inc. NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
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
Equamore Foundation OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wags and Walks CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Humane Society of Sonoma County CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Animal Legal Defense Fund CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 177,500
The Sato Project, Inc. NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 245,370

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Nine Lives Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Northern United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
SPCA of Texas United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 3,750
Villa Chardonnay Horses With Wings United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Animal Legal Defense Fund United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 177,500
Roman's PFR Dogs United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ohlone Humane Society Inc United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
The Sato Project, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Beyond Nine Cat Rescue Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
The Marine Mammal Center United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Rainbow Friends Animal Sanctuary United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Selangor Malaysia Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 89,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
K9s for Warriors Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Ohlone Humane Society Inc United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Albert Schweitzer Stiftung fur unsere Mitwelt Germany Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,600,000
Page SUM 2,135,950

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13280 records found.