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)
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona N/A AZ United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society N/A PA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 540
The Marine Mammal Center Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Mercy for Animals N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Humane Society of the United States N/A DC United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Oregon Humane Society N/A OR United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Morris Animal Foundation N/A CO United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Town Cats of Morgan Hill Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Causes For Animals (Singapore) Limited N/A Singapore Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Humane Society International N/A DC United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Compassion in World Farming N/A GA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 -100,000
Respeto e Igualdad Animal AC N/A Mexico Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 268,850
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Cat Town Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Paws Helping People, Inc. N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Better Eating International Incorporated N/A DC United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 12,690
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 339,430

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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 2018 500
The Berner-Garde Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Los Angeles SPCA N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Marine Mammal Center Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 3,000
The Hermitage Cat Shelter N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,650
Cat Action Team N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 7,873
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 500
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Marine Mammal Center Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Friends of the Animal Shelter N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Badass Animal Rescue Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Reggie S Friends N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Carson City Cares N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Our Pack, Inc. Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Humane Society of Ventura County N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Gulf of Maine Research Institute N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mercy for Animals N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 46,023

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society PA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 540
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Lanai Cat Sanctuary Inc. HI Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research Education & Con VA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Karma Cat Rescue CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Humane Society of Ventura County CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Nine Lives Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Greyhound Pets of America CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
The Hermitage Cat Shelter AZ Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,650
Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Charlie's Acres CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000,000
Arizona Animal Rescue Mission Inc AZ Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Thulani Senior German Shepherd Rescue Inc CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 1,041,890

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Nine Lives Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
The Berner-Garde Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Los Angeles SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Marine Mammal Center United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 3,000
The Hermitage Cat Shelter United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,650
Cat Action Team Canada Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 7,873
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 500
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Marine Mammal Center United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Friends of the Animal Shelter United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Badass Animal Rescue Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Reggie S Friends United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Carson City Cares United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Our Pack, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Humane Society of Ventura County United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Gulf of Maine Research Institute United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Mercy for Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Page SUM 46,023

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13110 records found.