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 certain types of funds: donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds. It also includes grants made 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. Thus, the grant totals represented here may not equal the amount of grantmaking reported in our audited financial statements. The data shown here do provide an informative look at the breadth of causes supported by SVCF donors and by our strategic focus areas. 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)
Ohlone Humane Society Inc Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
The Sato Project, Inc. N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
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 1,000
The Marine Mammal Center Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Rainbow Friends Animal Sanctuary N/A HI United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Selangor N/A Malaysia Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 89,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Chatham Animal Rescue and Education Inc N/A NC United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 200
K9s for Warriors Inc. N/A FL United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Ohlone Humane Society Inc Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Road Dogs & Rescue N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Sato Project, Inc. N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
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 500
The Marine Mammal Center Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Nevada Bighorns Unlimited Reno Chapter N/A NV United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Humane League N/A MD United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 750,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 4,500
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 891,200

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ohlone Humane Society Inc Alameda Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
The Sato Project, Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Marine Mammal Center Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Rainbow Friends Animal Sanctuary N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Selangor N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 89,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Chatham Animal Rescue and Education Inc N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 200
K9s for Warriors Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Ohlone Humane Society Inc Alameda Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Road Dogs & Rescue N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Sato Project, Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
The Marine Mammal Center Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Nevada Bighorns Unlimited Reno Chapter N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Humane League N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 750,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 4,500
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 891,200

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Animal Legal Defense Fund CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 177,500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
San Francisco Zoological Society CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Equamore Foundation OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Karma Cat Rescue CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley ID Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
San Francisco Zoological Society CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 11,500
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona AZ Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Arizona Humane Society AZ Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Friends of the Animal Shelter OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Karma Cat Rescue CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley ID Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Roman's PFR Dogs GA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Page SUM 243,700

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ohlone Humane Society Inc United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
The Sato Project, Inc. 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 1,000
The Marine Mammal Center United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Rainbow Friends Animal Sanctuary United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Selangor Malaysia Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 89,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Chatham Animal Rescue and Education Inc United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 200
K9s for Warriors Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Ohlone Humane Society Inc United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Road Dogs & Rescue United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Sato Project, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
The Marine Mammal Center United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Nevada Bighorns Unlimited Reno Chapter United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Humane League United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 750,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 4,500
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Page SUM 891,200

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13280 records found.