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)
Santa Cruz SPCA and Humane Society N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 250
Pets in Need Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Spirit of Elijah Kingdom Church Inc N/A MD United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Milo Foundation Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Cat Action Team N/A Canada Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,812
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
Santa Cruz SPCA and Humane Society N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
SOKO Tierschutz e.V. N/A Germany Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Animal Charity Evaluators Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Environment & Animal Society of Taiwan N/A Taiwan (R.O.C.) Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 326,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Animal Charity Evaluators Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Kitten Central of Placer County Incorporated N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 809,712

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Santa Cruz SPCA and Humane Society N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 250
Pets in Need Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Spirit of Elijah Kingdom Church Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Milo Foundation Alameda Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Cat Action Team N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,812
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Muttville San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Santa Cruz SPCA and Humane Society N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
SOKO Tierschutz e.V. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Animal Charity Evaluators Alameda Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Environment & Animal Society of Taiwan N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 326,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Animal Charity Evaluators Alameda Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Kitten Central of Placer County Incorporated N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 809,712

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research Education & Con VA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 100,000
World Animal Protection NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 557,446
San Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
California Pit Bull Rescue CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Cassies Place Inc TX Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Milo Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research Education & Con VA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 300
World Animal Protection NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Morris Animal Foundation CO Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society PA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 650
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 200
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Thulani Senior German Shepherd Rescue Inc CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Placer County Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 728,746

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Santa Cruz SPCA and Humane Society United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 250
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Spirit of Elijah Kingdom Church Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Milo Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Cat Action Team Canada Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,812
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Muttville United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Santa Cruz SPCA and Humane Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 150,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
SOKO Tierschutz e.V. Germany Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Animal Charity Evaluators United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Environment & Animal Society of Taiwan Taiwan (R.O.C.) Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 326,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Animal Charity Evaluators United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Kitten Central of Placer County Incorporated United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 809,712

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13280 records found.