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, 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 Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Animal Kingdom Foundation, Inc. N/A Philippines Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 220,866
Milo Foundation Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organisations N/A India Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 445,000
Valley Dogs Inc N/A AZ United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Muttville San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
The Marine Mammal Center Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Nine Lives Foundation San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Northern N/A NV United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
SPCA of Texas N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 3,750
Villa Chardonnay Horses With Wings N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Animal Legal Defense Fund Sonoma CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 177,500
Roman's PFR Dogs N/A GA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
The Sato Project, Inc. N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Page SUM 1,138,366

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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
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
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
San Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Thulani Senior German Shepherd Rescue Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Bonefish & Tarpon Trust Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Humane Society of Ventura County N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Essere Animali N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Kitten Central of Placer County Incorporated N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
San Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals San Francisco Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Los Angeles SPCA N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Essere Animali N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 463,508
Global Animal Partnership N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Conservation Society of California Alameda Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 300
Page SUM 1,670,258

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Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Animal Legal Defense Fund CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 177,500
Nevada Bighorns Unlimited Reno Chapter NV Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Thulani Senior German Shepherd Rescue Inc CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Arizona Humane Society AZ Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 1,000
Placer County Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Carla and David Crane Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley ID Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
International Bird Rescue CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society PA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 650
Conservation Society of California CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Love and Second Chances CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Nevada Humane Society Inc NV Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Southern Oregon Humane Society OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Friends of the Animal Shelter OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Page SUM 279,300

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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
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
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
San Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Thulani Senior German Shepherd Rescue Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Bonefish & Tarpon Trust Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Humane Society of Ventura County United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Essere Animali Italy Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Kitten Central of Placer County Incorporated United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
San Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Los Angeles SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Essere Animali Italy Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 463,508
Global Animal Partnership United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Conservation Society of California United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 300
Page SUM 1,670,258

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13280 records found.