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)
Foundation for the Mid South N/A MS United States Donor Advised 2019 -100,000
Center for Animal Protection and Education N/A CA United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 500
Stanford Cat Network Santa Clara CA United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 200
Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peregrine Fund, Inc. N/A ID United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 500
Pets Lifeline Inc. Sonoma CA United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Homeless Cat Network San Mateo CA United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 500
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
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Best Friends Animal Society N/A UT United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
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
Southern Oregon Humane Society N/A OR United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organisations N/A India Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 445,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Muttville San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 405,650

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Foundation for the Mid South N/A Donor Advised 2019 -100,000
Homeless Cat Network San Mateo Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 500
Peregrine Fund, Inc. N/A Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 500
Pets Lifeline Inc. Sonoma Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Stanford Cat Network Santa Clara Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 200
Center for Animal Protection and Education N/A Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 500
Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue, Inc. San Francisco Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue, Inc. San Francisco Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Humane Society of Ventura County N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Animal Rights Center Japan N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 224,000
Sentient Media San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Southern Oregon Humane Society N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Hawaiian Humane Society N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,250
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
The Marine Mammal Center Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 300
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Compassion in World Farming (International) N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,057,978
Page SUM 2,314,928

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Foundation for the Mid South MS Donor Advised 2019 -100,000
Center for Animal Protection and Education CA Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 500
Pets Lifeline Inc. CA Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peregrine Fund, Inc. ID Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 500
Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue, Inc. CA Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue, Inc. CA Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Stanford Cat Network CA Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 200
Homeless Cat Network CA Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 500
Cassies Place Inc TX Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Santa Cruz SPCA and Humane Society CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 250
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Farm Forward, Inc. OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 14,000
Best Friends Animal Society UT Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Lost Paws Rescue of Texas TX Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Pandemonium Aviaries CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 350
Spirit of Elijah Kingdom Church Inc MD Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Palo Alto Humane Society CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 300
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Cassies Place Inc TX Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 14,350

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Foundation for the Mid South United States Donor Advised 2019 -100,000
Homeless Cat Network United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 500
Peregrine Fund, Inc. United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 500
Pets Lifeline Inc. United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Stanford Cat Network United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 200
Center for Animal Protection and Education United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 500
Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue, Inc. United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue, Inc. United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Humane Society of Ventura County United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Animal Humane Association of New Mexico Inc. United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Animal Rights Center Japan Japan Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 224,000
Sentient Media United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Southern Oregon Humane Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Hawaiian Humane Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,250
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
The Marine Mammal Center United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 300
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Page SUM 261,250

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13280 records found.