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)
Humane Society of Sonoma County Sonoma CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Animal Legal Defense Fund Sonoma CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 242,550
Hopalong Animal Rescue Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Jameson Animal Rescue Ranch Napa CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Pound Puppy Rescue San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 13,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
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
City of Palo Alto Animal Services Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
San Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Muttville San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Marine Mammal Center Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Marine Mammal Center Marin 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
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 453,750

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Humane Society of Sonoma County Sonoma Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Animal Legal Defense Fund Sonoma Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 242,550
Hopalong Animal Rescue Alameda Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 15,000
Jameson Animal Rescue Ranch Napa Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Pound Puppy Rescue San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 13,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Marin Humane Society Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Ohlone Humane Society Inc Alameda Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
City of Palo Alto Animal Services Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
San Francisco Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Muttville San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Marine Mammal Center Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Marine Mammal Center Marin 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
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 453,750

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6159 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
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
Greyhound Pets of America CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Humane Society of Southern Arizona AZ Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,650
Oregon Humane Society OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 350
Muttville CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 30,000
Hawaiian Humane Society HI Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 125,000
Mercy for Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
NorCal Aussie Rescue, Inc. CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
San Francisco Zoological Society CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Morris Animal Foundation CO Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 3,000
Southern Oregon Humane Society OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 500
Page SUM 193,200

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
St. Ignatius Loyola Parish United States Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Northwest Health Foundation II United States Donor Advised 2018 200,000
Latin American Youth Center, Inc. United States Donor Advised 2018 25,000
His Mansion Ministries Inc United States Corporate Advised 2018 500
Sociedade Brasileira de Radioterapia Brazil Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church United States Donor Advised 2018 3,664
City of Redwood City United States Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Merry-Go-Round Children's Foundation Canada Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Le Refuge France Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
ADIE Fund France Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
New Community Church United States Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Future Citizen Germany Corporate Advised 2018 2,569
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
Progressive Animal Welfare Society Inc United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue, Inc. United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2018 250
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 80,000
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Compassion in World Farming United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,500,000
Page SUM 1,952,483

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13110 records found.