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)
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 231,677
Marin Humane Society Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Humane Society of North Texas N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 3,144
Los Angeles SPCA N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,500
The Hermitage Cat Shelter N/A AZ United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,650
Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Greyhound Pets of America N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Morris Animal Foundation N/A CO United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Help Animals India N/A WA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 100
Farm Sanctuary, Inc. N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Cat Town Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Causes For Animals (Singapore) Limited N/A Singapore Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Sato Project, Inc. N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Putnam County Humane Society Inc N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 200
PA Racehorse Rehoming Rehabilitation & Rescue N/A PA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Nonhuman Rights Project Inc N/A FL United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 310,021

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 231,677
Marin Humane Society Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Humane Society of North Texas N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 3,144
Los Angeles SPCA N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,500
The Hermitage Cat Shelter N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,650
Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Greyhound Pets of America N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Morris Animal Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Help Animals India N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 100
Farm Sanctuary, Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Cat Town Alameda Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Causes For Animals (Singapore) Limited N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Sato Project, Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Putnam County Humane Society Inc N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 200
PA Racehorse Rehoming Rehabilitation & Rescue N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Nonhuman Rights Project Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 310,021

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Hawaiian Humane Society HI Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Nine Lives Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Better Eating International Incorporated DC Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 67,110
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Aquarium of the Pacific CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 700,000
Muttville CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jasper Ridge Farm CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Adopt A Boxer Rescue PA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Carson City Cares NV Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
The Nonhuman Rights Project Inc FL Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Farm Forward, Inc. OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 165,691
Morris Animal Foundation CO Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jasper Ridge Farm CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 1,006,701

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 231,677
Marin Humane Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Humane Society of North Texas United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 3,144
Los Angeles SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,500
The Hermitage Cat Shelter United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,650
Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Greyhound Pets of America United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Morris Animal Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Help Animals India United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 100
Farm Sanctuary, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Cat Town United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Causes For Animals (Singapore) Limited Singapore Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
The Sato Project, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Putnam County Humane Society Inc United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 200
PA Racehorse Rehoming Rehabilitation & Rescue United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Nonhuman Rights Project Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 310,021

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13110 records found.