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)
Morris Animal Foundation N/A CO United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Fundacion Igualdad Animal N/A Spain Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 520,020
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Northern N/A NV United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Pound Puppy Rescue San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 13,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Humane Society of Truckee Tahoe Inc N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Humane Society of the United States N/A DC United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
City of Palo Alto Animal Services Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Arizona Animal Rescue Mission Inc N/A AZ United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
True Love Rescue N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Nine Lives Foundation San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Hawaiian Humane Society N/A HI United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Morris Animal Foundation N/A CO United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
PA Racehorse Rehoming Rehabilitation & Rescue N/A PA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 600,870

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Morris Animal Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Fundacion Igualdad Animal N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 520,020
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Northern N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Pound Puppy Rescue San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 13,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Humane Society of Truckee Tahoe Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Humane Society of the United States N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
City of Palo Alto Animal Services Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Arizona Animal Rescue Mission Inc N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
True Love Rescue N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Nine Lives Foundation San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Hawaiian Humane Society N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Morris Animal Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
PA Racehorse Rehoming Rehabilitation & Rescue N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 600,870

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Jasper Ridge Farm CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Farm Sanctuary, Inc. NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
ACTAsia for Animals CT Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 234,000
Los Angeles SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Morris Animal Foundation CO Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Humane Society of the United States DC Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona AZ Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Town Cats of Morgan Hill CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Inc. DC Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Jameson Animal Rescue Ranch CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
The Marine Mammal Center CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Marine Mammal Center CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Mercy for Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Zoological Society CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 600
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 80,000
Humane Society of the United States DC Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 456,250

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Morris Animal Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Fundacion Igualdad Animal Spain Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 520,020
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Northern United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Pound Puppy Rescue United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 13,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Humane Society of Truckee Tahoe Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Humane Society of the United States United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
City of Palo Alto Animal Services United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Arizona Animal Rescue Mission Inc United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
True Love Rescue United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Nine Lives Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Hawaiian Humane Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Morris Animal Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
PA Racehorse Rehoming Rehabilitation & Rescue United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 600,870

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13110 records found.