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)
Albert Schweitzer Stiftung fur unsere Mitwelt N/A Germany Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,600,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 300
San Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Hopalong Animal Rescue Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Jane Goodall Institute Australia Ltd N/A Australia Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 32,070
Greater Farallones Association San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Greater Farallones Association San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wags and Walks N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society N/A PA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 650
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley N/A ID United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
San Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Placer County Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research Education & Con N/A VA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Marin Humane Society Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Wags and Walks N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Heading Home Animal Rescue N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 1,847,920

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Albert Schweitzer Stiftung fur unsere Mitwelt N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,600,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 300
San Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Hopalong Animal Rescue Alameda Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Jane Goodall Institute Australia Ltd N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 32,070
Greater Farallones Association San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Greater Farallones Association San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wags and Walks N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 650
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
San Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Placer County Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research Education & Con N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Marin Humane Society Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Wags and Walks N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Heading Home Animal Rescue N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 1,847,920

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Humane Society of North Texas TX Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 276
Jasper Ridge Farm CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
The Sato Project, Inc. NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
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
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
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
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
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals Inc. VA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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
Page SUM 63,846

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Albert Schweitzer Stiftung fur unsere Mitwelt Germany Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,600,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 300
San Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Hopalong Animal Rescue United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Jane Goodall Institute Australia Ltd Australia Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 32,070
Greater Farallones Association United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Greater Farallones Association United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wags and Walks United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 650
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
San Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Placer County Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research Education & Con United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Marin Humane Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Wags and Walks United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Heading Home Animal Rescue United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 1,847,920

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13280 records found.