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)
Humane Society of Truckee Tahoe Inc N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
San Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Crate Free Illinois N/A IL United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 94,720
Placer County Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Saint Bernard Rescue Foundation Inc N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Hawaiian Humane Society N/A HI United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Compassion Over Killing, Inc. N/A DC United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Wags and Walks N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Humane Society of Ventura County N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Los Angeles SPCA N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Inc. N/A DC United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Southern Oregon Humane Society N/A OR United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Greater Farallones Association San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Global Animal Partnership N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Page SUM 1,443,370

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Humane Society of Truckee Tahoe Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
San Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Crate Free Illinois N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 94,720
Placer County Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Saint Bernard Rescue Foundation Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Hawaiian Humane Society N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Compassion Over Killing, Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Wags and Walks N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Humane Society of Ventura County N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Los Angeles SPCA N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Southern Oregon Humane Society N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Greater Farallones Association San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Global Animal Partnership N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Page SUM 1,443,370

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Heart of the Valley Humane Society, Inc. MT Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,254
Nevada Humane Society Inc NV Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Sweet Farm Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Farm Forward, Inc. OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 14,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Farm Sanctuary, Inc. NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Hopalong Animal Rescue CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,300
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Muttville CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Animal Charity Evaluators CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Northern NV Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Farm Sanctuary, Inc. NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 316,504

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Humane Society of Truckee Tahoe Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
San Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Crate Free Illinois United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 94,720
Placer County Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Saint Bernard Rescue Foundation Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Hawaiian Humane Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Compassion Over Killing, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Wags and Walks United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Humane Society of Ventura County United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Los Angeles SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Southern Oregon Humane Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Greater Farallones Association United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Global Animal Partnership United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Page SUM 1,443,370

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13280 records found.