Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

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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)
Mercy for Animals N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 600,000
Fundacion Igualdad Animal N/A Spain Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 199,940
Humane America Animal Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Love and Second Chances Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
San Francisco Zoological Society San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Farm Sanctuary, Inc. N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals Inc. N/A VA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Fundacion Igualdad Animal N/A Spain Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 346,000
Rescue-Freedom Project N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
BAD RAP Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
San Francisco Zoological Society San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 11,500
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
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals Inc. N/A VA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Care for Wild N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
World Animal Protection N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,200,000
Dogma Animal Rescue Inc. N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,250
Asociacion Igualdad Para Los Animales N/A Spain Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 -199,940
Page SUM 4,752,478

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Mercy for Animals N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 600,000
Fundacion Igualdad Animal N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 199,940
Humane America Animal Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Love and Second Chances Alameda Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
San Francisco Zoological Society San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Farm Sanctuary, Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Fundacion Igualdad Animal N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 346,000
Rescue-Freedom Project N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
BAD RAP Alameda Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
San Francisco Zoological Society San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 11,500
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
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Care for Wild N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
World Animal Protection N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,200,000
Dogma Animal Rescue Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,250
Asociacion Igualdad Para Los Animales N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 -199,940
Page SUM 4,752,478

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley ID Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Marine Mammal Center CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Mercy for Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 600,000
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Marine Mammal Center CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Hemopet CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Humane Society of Truckee Tahoe Inc CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Ohlone Humane Society Inc CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley ID Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Marine Mammal Center CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Pound Puppy Rescue CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 13,000
The Marine Mammal Center CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona AZ Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 16,000
California Pit Bull Rescue CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Greater Farallones Association CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Humane Society of Ventura County CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation Inc NC Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cassies Place Inc TX Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Page SUM 673,100

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Mercy for Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 600,000
Fundacion Igualdad Animal Spain Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 199,940
Humane America Animal Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500,000
Love and Second Chances United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
San Francisco Zoological Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Farm Sanctuary, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Fundacion Igualdad Animal Spain Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 346,000
Rescue-Freedom Project United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
BAD RAP United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
San Francisco Zoological Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 11,500
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
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Care for Wild United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
World Animal Protection United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,200,000
Dogma Animal Rescue Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,250
Asociacion Igualdad Para Los Animales Spain Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 -199,940
Page SUM 4,752,478

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13280 records found.