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
Stanford Cat Network Santa Clara CA United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 200
Homeless Cat Network San Mateo CA United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 500
Center for Animal Protection and Education N/A CA United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 500
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
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
Animal Rights Center Japan N/A Japan Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 224,000
Mercy for Animals N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 600,000
Humane Society of the United States N/A DC United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Love and Second Chances Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Heart of the Valley Humane Society, Inc. N/A MT United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,254
San Francisco Zoological Society San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley N/A ID United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Humane Society of Truckee Tahoe Inc N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Rescue-Freedom Project N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Francisco Zoological Society San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 11,500
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 782,904

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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
Stanford Cat Network Santa Clara Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 200
Homeless Cat Network San Mateo Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 500
Center for Animal Protection and Education N/A 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
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
Animal Rights Center Japan N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 224,000
Mercy for Animals N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 600,000
Humane Society of the United States N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Love and Second Chances Alameda Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Heart of the Valley Humane Society, Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,254
San Francisco Zoological Society San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Humane Society of Truckee Tahoe Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Rescue-Freedom Project N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Francisco Zoological Society San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 11,500
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 782,904

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Foundation for the Mid South MS Donor Advised 2019 -100,000
Homeless Cat Network CA Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 500
Peregrine Fund, Inc. ID Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 500
Pets Lifeline Inc. CA Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 1,000
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
Center for Animal Protection and Education CA Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 500
Stanford Cat Network CA Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 200
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Town Cats of Morgan Hill CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Bonefish & Tarpon Trust Inc. FL Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
International Bird Rescue CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Compassion Over Killing, Inc. DC Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250,000
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
Chatham Animal Rescue and Education Inc NC Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 200
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals Inc. VA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Farm Forward, Inc. OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 166,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 350,100

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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
Stanford Cat Network United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 200
Homeless Cat Network United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 500
Center for Animal Protection and Education 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
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
Animal Rights Center Japan Japan Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 224,000
Mercy for Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 600,000
Humane Society of the United States United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Love and Second Chances United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Heart of the Valley Humane Society, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,254
San Francisco Zoological Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Humane Society of Truckee Tahoe Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Rescue-Freedom Project United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Francisco Zoological Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 11,500
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 782,904

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13280 records found.