Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

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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)
World Animal Net Inc N/A MA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 37,600
Badass Animal Rescue Inc N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Marine Mammal Center Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 800
Monterey Zoological Society N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 2,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Humane Society of the United States N/A DC United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A International Organization England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 420,890
World Animal Protection N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 400,000
Mercy for Animals N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 223,250
Idaho Humane Society Inc N/A ID United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 500
Marine Mammal Center Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 2,500
Animal Aid Unlimited N/A WA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 25,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Cat Adoption Team N/A OR United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2020 5,000
Humane Society of the United States N/A DC United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 2,000
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A International Organization England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 500,000
Centre for Wildlife Studies N/A International Organization India Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2020 1,000
World Animal Protection N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 350,000
Mercy for Animals N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 270,000
Denver Dumb Friends League N/A CO United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Page SUM 2,262,540

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
World Animal Net Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 37,600
Badass Animal Rescue Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Marine Mammal Center Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 800
Monterey Zoological Society N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 2,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Humane Society of the United States N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 420,890
World Animal Protection N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 400,000
Mercy for Animals N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 223,250
Idaho Humane Society Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 500
Marine Mammal Center Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 2,500
Animal Aid Unlimited N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 25,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Cat Adoption Team N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2020 5,000
Humane Society of the United States N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 2,000
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 500,000
Centre for Wildlife Studies N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2020 1,000
World Animal Protection N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 350,000
Mercy for Animals N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 270,000
Denver Dumb Friends League N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Page SUM 2,262,540

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14797 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Nine Lives Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 1,000
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals DC Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 25,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 250
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 8,500
Sentient Media CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 5,000
South Monterey County Animal Rescue CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2020 10,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2020 260
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 2,500
Animal Outlook Inc DC Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 44,200
San Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2020 10,000
Hawaii Island Humane Society HI Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 2,380
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 165,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 2,000
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 500
Sentient Media CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2020 5,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 20,000
New York Bully Crew NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley ID Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 200
Page SUM 308,790

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14298 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
World Animal Net Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 37,600
Badass Animal Rescue Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Marine Mammal Center United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 800
Monterey Zoological Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 2,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Humane Society of the United States United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 420,890
World Animal Protection United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 400,000
Mercy for Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 223,250
Idaho Humane Society Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 500
Marine Mammal Center United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 2,500
Animal Aid Unlimited United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 25,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Cat Adoption Team United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2020 5,000
Humane Society of the United States United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 2,000
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 500,000
Centre for Wildlife Studies India Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2020 1,000
World Animal Protection United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 350,000
Mercy for Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 270,000
Denver Dumb Friends League United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Page SUM 2,262,540

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14797 records found.