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)
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona N/A AZ United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 16,000
Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation Inc N/A NC United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Compassion in World Farming (International) N/A England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,057,978
Farm Sanctuary, Inc. N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
World Animal Protection N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Mpala Wildlife Foundation Inc N/A MD United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Dogma Animal Rescue Inc. N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,250
Humane Society of North Texas N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 3,470
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley N/A ID United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Charlie's Acres Sonoma CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona N/A AZ United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 6,500
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Compassion in World Farming (USA) N/A GA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 375,000
Sweet Farm Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
FastFriends Greyhound Adoption of California, Inc. N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 9,500
Friends of the Elephant Seal N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 3,503,148

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 16,000
Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Compassion in World Farming (International) N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,057,978
Farm Sanctuary, Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
World Animal Protection N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Mpala Wildlife Foundation Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Dogma Animal Rescue Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,250
Humane Society of North Texas N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 3,470
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Charlie's Acres Sonoma Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 6,500
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Compassion in World Farming (USA) N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 375,000
Sweet Farm Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
FastFriends Greyhound Adoption of California, Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 9,500
Friends of the Elephant Seal N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 3,503,148

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Humane League MD Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,211,500
Maggie Society NC Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
San Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Greater Farallones Association CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Humane Society of Ventura County CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Humane League MD Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 700,000
Villa Chardonnay Horses With Wings CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 50,000
World Animal Protection NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,200,000
San Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Greater Farallones Association CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Valley Dogs Inc AZ Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Lanai Cat Sanctuary Inc. HI Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Humane League MD Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
World Animal Protection NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 781,498
San Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Page SUM 6,055,198

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 16,000
Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Compassion in World Farming (International) England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,057,978
Farm Sanctuary, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
World Animal Protection United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Mpala Wildlife Foundation Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Dogma Animal Rescue Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,250
Humane Society of North Texas United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 3,470
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Charlie's Acres United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 6,500
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Compassion in World Farming (USA) United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 375,000
Sweet Farm Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
FastFriends Greyhound Adoption of California, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 9,500
Friends of the Elephant Seal United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 3,503,148

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13280 records found.