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 donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as 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. 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)
Pound Puppy Rescue San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 13,000
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Marin Humane Society Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Ohlone Humane Society Inc Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Jameson Animal Rescue Ranch Napa CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 80,000
City of Palo Alto Animal Services Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Mad Dog Rescue Inc Contra Costa CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Milo Foundation Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Humane Society of Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Marine Mammal Center Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 346,200

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Pound Puppy Rescue San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 13,000
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Marin Humane Society Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Ohlone Humane Society Inc Alameda Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Jameson Animal Rescue Ranch Napa Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 75,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 80,000
City of Palo Alto Animal Services Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Mad Dog Rescue Inc Contra Costa Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Milo Foundation Alameda Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Humane Society of Sonoma County Sonoma Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Marine Mammal Center Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 346,200

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Silicon Valley Pet Project CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 54,000
True Love Rescue CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pregnant Mare Rescue, Inc. CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Bonefish & Tarpon Trust Inc. FL Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Humane Society of Ventura County CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Paws Helping People, Inc. CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Marin Humane Society CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
St Francis of Assisi Animal Rescue of Santa Clara County Inc CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Mickaboo Companion Bird Rescue CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Muttville CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Hawaiian Humane Society HI Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pug Rescue of Sacramento CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 500
Mercy for Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Butte Humane Society CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Milo Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
NorCal Aussie Rescue, Inc. CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 188,100

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
City of Redwood City United States Donor Advised 2018 2,400
Institute for Humane Studies United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Pilarcitos Alternative High (Continuation) United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
St. Andrews Presbyterian College United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Northwest Health Foundation II United States Donor Advised 2018 200,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System United States Donor Advised 2018 175,858
Merry-Go-Round Children's Foundation Canada Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
ADIE Fund France Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church United States Donor Advised 2018 3,664
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System United States Donor Advised 2018 6,494
His Mansion Ministries Inc United States Corporate Advised 2018 500
New Community Church United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Center for Animal Protection and Education United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Anima United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peregrine Fund, Inc. United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 500
Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue, Inc. United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 250
Progressive Animal Welfare Society Inc United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Humane Society of North Texas United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 4,347
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Milo Foundation United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 424,563

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13110 records found.