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)
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Leave No Paws Behind Inc N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 500
Ohlone Humane Society Inc Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pound Puppy Rescue San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 13,000
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Rocket Dog Rescue Inc San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Gulf of Maine Research Institute N/A ME United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mercy for Animals N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Pregnant Mare Rescue, Inc. N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Villa Chardonnay Horses With Wings N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Better Eating International Incorporated N/A DC United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 12,690
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Nine Lives Foundation San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Nevada Humane Society Inc N/A NV United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Marin Humane Society Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Saint Bernard Rescue Foundation Inc N/A OR United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 132,890

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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 2018 1,000
Leave No Paws Behind Inc N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 500
Ohlone Humane Society Inc Alameda Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pound Puppy Rescue San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 13,000
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Rocket Dog Rescue Inc San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Gulf of Maine Research Institute N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mercy for Animals N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Pregnant Mare Rescue, Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Villa Chardonnay Horses With Wings N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Better Eating International Incorporated N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 12,690
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Nine Lives Foundation San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Nevada Humane Society Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Marin Humane Society Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Saint Bernard Rescue Foundation Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 132,890

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals VA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Morris Animal Foundation CO Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Silicon Valley Pet Project CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 54,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Love and Second Chances CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Santa Cruz SPCA and Humane Society CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Farm Sanctuary, Inc. NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Zoological Society CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Nike Animal Rescue Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Humane Society of Southern Arizona AZ Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,650
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 750
Best Friends Animal Society UT Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Hope for Paws CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Page SUM 800,150

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Leave No Paws Behind Inc United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 500
Ohlone Humane Society Inc United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Pound Puppy Rescue United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 13,000
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Rocket Dog Rescue Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Gulf of Maine Research Institute United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mercy for Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Pregnant Mare Rescue, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Villa Chardonnay Horses With Wings United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Better Eating International Incorporated United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 12,690
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Nine Lives Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Nevada Humane Society Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Marin Humane Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Saint Bernard Rescue Foundation Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Page SUM 132,890

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13110 records found.