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)
Nine Lives Foundation San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pacific Pug Rescue, Inc. N/A OR United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Roman's PFR Dogs N/A GA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
World Animal Protection N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 557,446
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Animal Rights Center Japan N/A Japan Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 224,000
Sentient Media San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Nine Lives Foundation San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Albert Schweitzer Stiftung fur unsere Mitwelt N/A Germany Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,600,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Ohlone Humane Society Inc Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
World Animal Protection N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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
Beyond Nine Cat Rescue Inc N/A FL United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley N/A ID United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Rainbow Friends Animal Sanctuary N/A HI United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 4,500
Page SUM 2,707,396

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Nine Lives Foundation San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pacific Pug Rescue, Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Roman's PFR Dogs N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
World Animal Protection N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 557,446
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Animal Rights Center Japan N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 224,000
Sentient Media San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Nine Lives Foundation San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Albert Schweitzer Stiftung fur unsere Mitwelt N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,600,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Ohlone Humane Society Inc Alameda Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
World Animal Protection N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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
Beyond Nine Cat Rescue Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Rainbow Friends Animal Sanctuary N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 4,500
Page SUM 2,707,396

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Morris Animal Foundation CO Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Animal Charity Evaluators CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Saint Peter Chanel Parish ME Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Best Friends Animal Society UT Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Northern California Association of Equine Practitioners CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
The Humane League MD Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 353,500
K9s for Warriors Inc. FL Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Morris Animal Foundation CO Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Animal Charity Evaluators CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Cheyenne Mountain Zoological Society CO Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Best Friends Animal Society UT Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
The Humane League MD Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,211,500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 1,756,750

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Nine Lives Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pacific Pug Rescue, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Roman's PFR Dogs United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
World Animal Protection United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 557,446
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Animal Rights Center Japan Japan Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 224,000
Sentient Media United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Nine Lives Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Albert Schweitzer Stiftung fur unsere Mitwelt Germany Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,600,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Ohlone Humane Society Inc United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
World Animal Protection United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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
Beyond Nine Cat Rescue Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Rainbow Friends Animal Sanctuary United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 4,500
Page SUM 2,707,396

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13280 records found.