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)
Sinergia Animal N/A Brazil Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 245,000
Carson Tahoe SPCA N/A NV United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Nevada Humane Society Inc N/A NV United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Stowarzyszenie Otwarte Klatki N/A Poland Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,100,000
The Humane League N/A MD United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,211,500
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 300
Jasper Ridge Farm San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley N/A ID United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sinergia Animal (Austria) N/A Austria Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 187,600
Saint Peter Chanel Parish N/A ME United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Crate Free Illinois N/A IL United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 94,720
The Humane League N/A MD United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 700,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Jasper Ridge Farm San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Karma Cat Rescue Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Mercy for Animals N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 261,000
Animal Welfare Institute N/A DC United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 3,833,370

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13280 records found.
Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sinergia Animal N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 245,000
Carson Tahoe SPCA N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Nevada Humane Society Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Stowarzyszenie Otwarte Klatki N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,100,000
The Humane League N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,211,500
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 300
Jasper Ridge Farm San Mateo Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sinergia Animal (Austria) N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 187,600
Saint Peter Chanel Parish N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Crate Free Illinois N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 94,720
The Humane League N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 700,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Jasper Ridge Farm San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Karma Cat Rescue Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Mercy for Animals N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 261,000
Animal Welfare Institute N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 3,833,370

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Jasper Ridge Farm CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Animal Equality CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Mercy for Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 261,000
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Kitten Central of Placer County Incorporated CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Los Angeles SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Humane Society of North Texas TX Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 3,492
Jasper Ridge Farm CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Animal Haven Inc. NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Mercy for Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 4,708,000
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pacific Pug Rescue, Inc. OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Town Cats of Morgan Hill CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Humane Society of North Texas TX Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 276
Jasper Ridge Farm CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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
Page SUM 5,232,968

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sinergia Animal Brazil Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 245,000
Carson Tahoe SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Nevada Humane Society Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Stowarzyszenie Otwarte Klatki Poland Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,100,000
The Humane League United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,211,500
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 300
Jasper Ridge Farm United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sinergia Animal (Austria) Austria Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 187,600
Saint Peter Chanel Parish United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Crate Free Illinois United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 94,720
The Humane League United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 700,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Jasper Ridge Farm United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Karma Cat Rescue United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Mercy for Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 261,000
Animal Welfare Institute United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 3,833,370

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13280 records found.