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, and corporate 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)
San Francisco Zoological Society San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 500
Compassion in World Farming N/A England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,720
Badass Animal Rescue Inc N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
PAWSitively Cats N/A AZ United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,650
Mercy for Animals N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 375,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Muttville San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Friends of the Animal Shelter N/A OR United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley N/A ID United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Jasper Ridge Farm San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Animal Equality Brasil N/A Brazil Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 577,020
Reggie S Friends N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Placer County Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Animal Equality Italia N/A Italy Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 520,020
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 1,497,260

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Zoological Society San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 500
Compassion in World Farming N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,720
Badass Animal Rescue Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
PAWSitively Cats N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,650
Mercy for Animals N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 375,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Muttville San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Friends of the Animal Shelter N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Jasper Ridge Farm San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Animal Equality Brasil N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 577,020
Reggie S Friends N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Placer County Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Animal Equality Italia N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 520,020
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 1,497,260

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
North Valley Animal Disaster Group CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
PAWSitively Cats AZ Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,650
Dogma Animal Rescue Inc. CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,250
Nine Lives Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Berkeley Lab Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250,000
Animal Haven Inc. NY Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Animal Equality CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 886,520
Morris Animal Foundation CO Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Placer County Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Hope for Paws CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Arizona Pet Project AZ Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Denver Dumb Friends League CO Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
American Friends of Birdlife International Inc NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Town Cats of Morgan Hill CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
The Marine Mammal Center CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,300
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 1,213,220

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Zoological Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 500
Compassion in World Farming England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,720
Badass Animal Rescue Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
PAWSitively Cats United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,650
Mercy for Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 375,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Muttville United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Friends of the Animal Shelter United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Jasper Ridge Farm United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Animal Equality Brasil Brazil Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 577,020
Reggie S Friends United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Placer County Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Animal Equality Italia Italy Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 520,020
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 1,497,260

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13110 records found.