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)
Friends of the Animal Shelter N/A OR United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Marine Mammal Center Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
The Humane League N/A MD United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 750,000
Southern Oregon Humane Society N/A OR United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
California Pit Bull Rescue Contra Costa CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Humane Slaughter Association N/A England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 570,402
The Sato Project, Inc. N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
The Marine Mammal Center Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Carson Tahoe SPCA N/A NV United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Cheyenne Mountain Zoological Society N/A CO United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
The Humane League N/A MD United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 353,500
Humane Society International India N/A India Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,039,124
Cat Action Team N/A Canada Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,812
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,300
Strawberry Fields Animal Rescue N/A NV United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,500
The Humane League N/A MD United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,211,500
Page SUM 3,951,638

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Friends of the Animal Shelter N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Marine Mammal Center Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
The Humane League N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 750,000
Southern Oregon Humane Society N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
California Pit Bull Rescue Contra Costa Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Humane Slaughter Association N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 570,402
The Sato Project, Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
The Marine Mammal Center Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Carson Tahoe SPCA N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Cheyenne Mountain Zoological Society N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
The Humane League N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 353,500
Humane Society International India N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,039,124
Cat Action Team N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,812
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,300
Strawberry Fields Animal Rescue N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,500
The Humane League N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,211,500
Page SUM 3,951,638

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sweet Farm Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona AZ Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Northern California Association of Equine Practitioners CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Morris Animal Foundation CO Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Mercy for Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Santa Cruz SPCA and Humane Society CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 250
Humane Society of Ventura County CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Southern Oregon Humane Society OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Rainbow Friends Animal Sanctuary HI Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Morris Animal Foundation CO Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Lanai Cat Sanctuary Inc. HI Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Mercy for Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Farm Forward, Inc. OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 166,000
Santa Cruz SPCA and Humane Society CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
National Marine Mammal Foundation Inc CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 218,850

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Friends of the Animal Shelter United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Marine Mammal Center United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
The Humane League United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 750,000
Southern Oregon Humane Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
California Pit Bull Rescue United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Humane Slaughter Association England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 570,402
The Sato Project, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
The Marine Mammal Center United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Carson Tahoe SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Cheyenne Mountain Zoological Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
The Humane League United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 353,500
Humane Society International India India Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,039,124
Cat Action Team Canada Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,812
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,300
Strawberry Fields Animal Rescue United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,500
The Humane League United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,211,500
Page SUM 3,951,638

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13280 records found.