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)
Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research Education & Con N/A VA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
San Francisco Samoyed Rescue Inc Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Animal Haven Inc. N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Marine Mammal Center Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 800
Marine Mammal Center Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Friends of San Martin Animal Shelter Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Animal Welfare Institute N/A DC United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Compassion in World Farming N/A GA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 -100,000
Cat Adoption Team N/A OR United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 231,677
Arizona Pet Project N/A AZ United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Wags and Walks N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Denver Dumb Friends League N/A CO United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Humane Society of North Texas N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 3,144
Hope for Paws N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 750
Page SUM 267,171

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research Education & Con N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
San Francisco Samoyed Rescue Inc Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Animal Haven Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Marine Mammal Center Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 800
Marine Mammal Center Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Friends of San Martin Animal Shelter Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Animal Welfare Institute N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Compassion in World Farming N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 -100,000
Cat Adoption Team N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 231,677
Arizona Pet Project N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Wags and Walks N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Denver Dumb Friends League N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Humane Society of North Texas N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 3,144
Hope for Paws N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 750
Page SUM 267,171

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Northern NV Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,000
Better Eating International Incorporated DC Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 12,690
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Humane Society of North Texas TX Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 3,144
Adopt A Boxer Rescue PA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 200
The Marine Mammal Center CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 40,000
Aquarium of the Pacific CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 700,000
Muttville CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 10,000
Saint Bernard Rescue Foundation Inc OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 25,000
Greater Farallones Association CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Love and Second Chances CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Sato Project, Inc. NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Wake County NC Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals NY Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 250
Page SUM 803,784

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research Education & Con United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 300
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
San Francisco Samoyed Rescue Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 5,000
Animal Haven Inc. United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
The Marine Mammal Center United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 800
Marine Mammal Center United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 250
Friends of San Martin Animal Shelter United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 100,000
Animal Welfare Institute United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Compassion in World Farming United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 -100,000
Cat Adoption Team United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 231,677
Arizona Pet Project United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Wags and Walks United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 1,000
Denver Dumb Friends League United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Humane Society of North Texas United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 3,144
Hope for Paws United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 2,500
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 750
Page SUM 267,171

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13110 records found.