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 ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Zoological Society San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 600
Mickaboo Companion Bird Rescue Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Town Cats of Morgan Hill Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Muttville San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Marin Humane Society Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Francisco Samoyed Rescue Inc Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Marine Mammal Center Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 800
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Rocket Dog Rescue Inc San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Silicon Valley Pet Project Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 54,000
San Francisco Zoological Society San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 -233,000
Nine Lives Foundation San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM -3,300

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
San Francisco Zoological Society San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 600
Mickaboo Companion Bird Rescue Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Town Cats of Morgan Hill Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Muttville San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Marin Humane Society Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 50,000
San Francisco Samoyed Rescue Inc Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
The Marine Mammal Center Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 800
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Rocket Dog Rescue Inc San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Silicon Valley Pet Project Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 54,000
San Francisco Zoological Society San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 -233,000
Nine Lives Foundation San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM -3,300

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Grantee State Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 250
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,210
Strong Food L.A. Kitchen CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Houston Food Bank TX Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 100
Rise Against Hunger NC Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 16,500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 4,000
Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
City Harvest Inc NY Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 500
Pie Ranch CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 20,000
Care and Share Inc CO Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 8,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Community Cooks Inc MA Food Security Donor Advised 2018 400
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Page SUM 233,710

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort ascending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Global Fund for Children United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
All Stars Helping Kids, Inc. United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 150,000
Assistance League of San Jose United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Hawaii Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 246,500
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
CFLeads United States General Nonprofit Support Discretionary Grantmaking 2018 5,000
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Women's Foundation of California United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 -2,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 106,138
The Foundation for Investing in Communities Limited Ireland General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 6,300
Bella Vista League United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
UK Online Giving Foundation United Kingdom General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 355,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 101,790
NEO Philanthropy Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 9,050
North Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Los Altos Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 2,700
Yampa Valley Community Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 200
Page SUM 1,083,678

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13110 records found.