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)
Humane Society of North Texas N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 3,492
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 36,957
Sinergia Animal N/A Brazil Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 245,000
Farm Sanctuary, Inc. N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Saint Peter Chanel Parish N/A ME United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Humane League N/A MD United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 700,000
Jasper Ridge Farm San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Karma Cat Rescue Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Mercy for Animals N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 261,000
Fundacion Igualdad Animal N/A Spain Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 346,000
Homeward Bound Golden Retriever Rescue and Sanctuary, Inc. N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Humane Society of North Texas N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 276
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sinergia Animal (Austria) N/A Austria Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 187,600
Compassion in World Farming (International) N/A England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,057,978
Farm Sanctuary, Inc. N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 3,903,553

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Humane Society of North Texas N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 3,492
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 36,957
Sinergia Animal N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 245,000
Farm Sanctuary, Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Saint Peter Chanel Parish N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Humane League N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 700,000
Jasper Ridge Farm San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Karma Cat Rescue Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Mercy for Animals N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 261,000
Fundacion Igualdad Animal N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 346,000
Homeward Bound Golden Retriever Rescue and Sanctuary, Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Humane Society of North Texas N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 276
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sinergia Animal (Austria) N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 187,600
Compassion in World Farming (International) N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,057,978
Farm Sanctuary, Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 3,903,553

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 6,500
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona AZ Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 16,000
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals Inc. VA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation Inc NC Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Charlie's Acres CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Town Cats of Morgan Hill CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Animal Welfare Institute DC Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Dogma Animal Rescue Inc. CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,250
The Sato Project, Inc. NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Global Animal Partnership TX Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Mercy for Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
The Marine Mammal Center CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 300
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona AZ Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
National Marine Mammal Foundation Inc CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals Inc. VA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Rainbow Friends Animal Sanctuary HI Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Wags and Walks CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 2,080,000

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Humane Society of North Texas United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 3,492
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 36,957
Sinergia Animal Brazil Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 245,000
Farm Sanctuary, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Saint Peter Chanel Parish United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
The Humane League United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 700,000
Jasper Ridge Farm United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Karma Cat Rescue United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Mercy for Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 261,000
Fundacion Igualdad Animal Spain Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 346,000
Homeward Bound Golden Retriever Rescue and Sanctuary, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Humane Society of North Texas United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 276
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Sinergia Animal (Austria) Austria Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 187,600
Compassion in World Farming (International) England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,057,978
Farm Sanctuary, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 3,903,553

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13280 records found.