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)
Dogma Animal Rescue Inc. N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,250
California Pit Bull Rescue Contra Costa CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Animal Humane Association of New Mexico Inc. N/A NM United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Compassion in World Farming (USA) N/A GA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 375,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Northern California Association of Equine Practitioners San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Animal Kingdom Foundation, Inc. N/A Philippines Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 220,866
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Compassion in World Farming International N/A England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,891,890
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 4,500
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Pound Puppy Rescue San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 13,000
Animal Legal Defense Fund Sonoma CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 177,500
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Spirit of Elijah Kingdom Church Inc N/A MD United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 300
Page SUM 2,738,706

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Dogma Animal Rescue Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,250
California Pit Bull Rescue Contra Costa Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Animal Humane Association of New Mexico Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Compassion in World Farming (USA) N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 375,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Northern California Association of Equine Practitioners San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Animal Kingdom Foundation, Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 220,866
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Compassion in World Farming International N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,891,890
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 4,500
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Pound Puppy Rescue San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 13,000
Animal Legal Defense Fund Sonoma Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 177,500
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Spirit of Elijah Kingdom Church Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 300
Page SUM 2,738,706

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Nine Lives Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
The Humane League MD Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,211,500
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 200
Cassies Place Inc TX Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
San Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Heading Home Animal Rescue CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
The Humane League MD Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 700,000
Villa Chardonnay Horses With Wings CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 50,000
World Animal Protection NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,200,000
World Animal Protection NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 781,498
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cassies Place Inc TX Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
San Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Valley Dogs Inc AZ Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Lanai Cat Sanctuary Inc. HI Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
The Humane League MD Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000,000
World Animal Protection NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 557,446
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Page SUM 6,532,144

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Dogma Animal Rescue Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,250
California Pit Bull Rescue United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Animal Humane Association of New Mexico Inc. United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Compassion in World Farming (USA) United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 375,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Northern California Association of Equine Practitioners United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Animal Kingdom Foundation, Inc. Philippines Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 220,866
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Compassion in World Farming International England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,891,890
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 4,500
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Pound Puppy Rescue United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 13,000
Animal Legal Defense Fund United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 177,500
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Spirit of Elijah Kingdom Church Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 300
Page SUM 2,738,706

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13280 records found.