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)
Kitten Central of Placer County Incorporated N/A 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
Animal Equality Italia N/A Italy Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 840,000
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
Heading Home Animal Rescue N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona N/A AZ United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Saint Bernard Rescue Foundation Inc N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research Education & Con N/A VA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 300
Animal Haven Inc. N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wags and Walks N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cassies Place Inc N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 977,750

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Kitten Central of Placer County Incorporated N/A 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
Animal Equality Italia N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 840,000
Greater Farallones Association San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wags and Walks N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Heading Home Animal Rescue N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Saint Bernard Rescue Foundation Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research Education & Con N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 300
Animal Haven Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Wags and Walks N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cassies Place Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 977,750

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Feral Cat Coalition of Oregon OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 4,500
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sweet Farm Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
BAD RAP CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Hawaiian Humane Society HI Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,300
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 300
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research Education & Con VA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Northern NV Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 300
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research Education & Con VA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 300
Care for Wild CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 152,100

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Animal Equality Italia Italy Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 840,000
Greater Farallones Association United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
San Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Heading Home Animal Rescue United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Thulani Senior German Shepherd Rescue Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Humane Society of Ventura County United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Animal Haven Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Cassies Place Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
San Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 16,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 7,500
American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Los Angeles SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cat Action Team Canada Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,812
Page SUM 878,262

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13280 records found.