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, and corporate 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)
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 -233,000
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Rocket Dog Rescue Inc San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Marine Mammal Center Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Marin Humane Society Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
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
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 75,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 8,600
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 80,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Samoyed Rescue Inc Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Pets in Need San Mateo 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
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 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
Page SUM 452,850

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 -233,000
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500,000
Rocket Dog Rescue Inc San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Marine Mammal Center Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Marin Humane Society Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Ohlone Humane Society Inc Alameda Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Jameson Animal Rescue Ranch Napa Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
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 75,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 8,600
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 80,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
San Francisco Samoyed Rescue Inc Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
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 Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 452,850

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Marine Mammal Center CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Town Cats of Morgan Hill CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
True Love Rescue CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Humane Society of Southern Arizona AZ Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,650
Pregnant Mare Rescue, Inc. CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Institute for the Advancement of Animal Welfare Science Inc UT Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 55,100
Muttville CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Villa Chardonnay Horses With Wings CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 50,000
Hawaiian Humane Society HI Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
NorCal Aussie Rescue, Inc. CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Morris Animal Foundation CO Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Paws Helping People, Inc. CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Southern Oregon Humane Society OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 500
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 750
Page SUM 192,500

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Nusantara Development Initiatives Singapore Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church United States Donor Advised 2018 13,400
Illinois Institute of Technology United States Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Lions Club International Ftdn United States Donor Advised 2018 2,200
The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous, Inc. United States Donor Advised 2018 200
Comunità Progetto s.c. a r.l Italy Corporate Advised 2018 4,000
Instituto Laboral De La Raza United States Donor Advised 2018 200
Center for Empowering Refugees Inc United States Corporate Advised 2018 7,500
Equality Now, Inc. United States Donor Advised 2018 110,000
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System United States Donor Advised 2018 524,871
Marc Lustgarten Pancreatic Cancer Foundation United States Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Foster Boy Movies LLC United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
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
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
The Humane League United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 22,000
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Page SUM 838,621

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13110 records found.