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 2019, as well as the four 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 represents nearly $1.26 billion in grants made by Silicon Valley Community Foundation in 2019 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)
Rocket Dog Rescue Inc San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Silicon Valley Pet Project Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 54,000
San Francisco Zoological Society San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 -233,000
Berkeley Repertory Theatre Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Jazz Organization San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Computer History Museum Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,500
San Mateo County Historical Association San Mateo CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
KQED Inc San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Diaspora Arts Connection Inc Contra Costa CA United States Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
United Roots Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 495,000
San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Company San Francisco CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Peninsula Youth Theatre Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Museum of American Heritage Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 438,050

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Rocket Dog Rescue Inc San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Silicon Valley Pet Project Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 54,000
San Francisco Zoological Society San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 12,000
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 -233,000
Berkeley Repertory Theatre Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 30,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 5,000
San Francisco Jazz Organization San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,000
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,500
Computer History Museum Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 2,500
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 3,500
San Mateo County Historical Association San Mateo Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
KQED Inc San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Diaspora Arts Connection Inc Contra Costa Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
United Roots Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 250
Foundation for Hispanic Education Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 495,000
San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Company San Francisco Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Peninsula Youth Theatre Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Museum of American Heritage Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Page SUM 438,050

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Morris Animal Foundation CO Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Town Cats of Morgan Hill CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Inc. DC Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Compassion in World Farming GA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 -100,000
Morris Animal Foundation CO Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
International Fund for Animal Welfare, Inc. MA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
San Francisco Zoological Society CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Mercy for Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Institute for the Advancement of Animal Welfare Science Inc UT Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 55,100
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 80,000
Saint Bernard Rescue Foundation Inc OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Reggie S Friends TX Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Muttville CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Town Cats of Morgan Hill CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 7,500
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Jasper Ridge Farm CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 98,650

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Friends of the Animal Shelter United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Reggie S Friends United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Our Pack, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Humane Society of Ventura County United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Farm Forward, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 165,691
Mercy for Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Lost Paws Rescue of Texas United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Cat Town United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Mad Dog Rescue Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 35,000
Hawaiian Humane Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Morris Animal Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Putnam County Humane Society Inc United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 200
PA Racehorse Rehoming Rehabilitation & Rescue United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Marine Mammal Center United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 265,941

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13110 records found.