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, and corporate 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)
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Northern N/A NV United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 1,000
The Sato Project, Inc. N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 3,000
BAD RAP Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 1,200
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 275,000
Thulani Senior German Shepherd Rescue Inc N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 2,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2020 260
Kitsap Humane Society N/A WA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Second City Canine Rescue N/A IL United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 200
Palo Alto Humane Society Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 500
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 5,000
San Francisco Zoological Society San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 9,800
The Sato Project, Inc. N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Orange County SPCA N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2020 7,723
BAD RAP Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 1,200
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Thulani Senior German Shepherd Rescue Inc N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 1,000
FastFriends Greyhound Adoption of California, Inc. N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 8,100
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2020 5,000
San Diego Humane Society & SPCA N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 3,763
Page SUM 336,246

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Northern N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 1,000
The Sato Project, Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 3,000
BAD RAP Alameda Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 1,200
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 275,000
Thulani Senior German Shepherd Rescue Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 2,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2020 260
Kitsap Humane Society N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Second City Canine Rescue N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 200
Palo Alto Humane Society Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 500
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 5,000
San Francisco Zoological Society San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 9,800
The Sato Project, Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Orange County SPCA N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2020 7,723
BAD RAP Alameda Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 1,200
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Thulani Senior German Shepherd Rescue Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 1,000
FastFriends Greyhound Adoption of California, Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 8,100
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2020 5,000
San Diego Humane Society & SPCA N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 3,763
Page SUM 336,246

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14797 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Pacific Pug Rescue Inc OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Kitten Central of Placer County Incorporated CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 500
Aquarium of the Pacific CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 100,000
Good Dog Rescue CO Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 25,000
Animal Charity Evaluators CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 75,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 250
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Pacific Pug Rescue Inc OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 500
Morris Animal Foundation CO Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 500
Animal Haven Inc. NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 200
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 500
Friends of the Palm Springs Animal Shelter CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 500
Morris Animal Foundation CO Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 3,500
Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 10,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 20,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 900
Page SUM 242,850

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14298 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Northern United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 1,000
The Sato Project, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 3,000
BAD RAP United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 1,200
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 275,000
Thulani Senior German Shepherd Rescue Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 2,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2020 260
Kitsap Humane Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 1,000
Second City Canine Rescue United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 200
Palo Alto Humane Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 500
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 5,000
San Francisco Zoological Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 9,800
The Sato Project, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Orange County SPCA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2020 7,723
BAD RAP United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 1,200
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 5,000
Thulani Senior German Shepherd Rescue Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 1,000
FastFriends Greyhound Adoption of California, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 8,100
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2020 5,000
San Diego Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2020 3,763
Page SUM 336,246

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14797 records found.