Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

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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, corporate advised funds, and committee 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)
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation Inc N/A NC United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,300
Nevada Humane Society Inc N/A NV United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Humane League N/A MD United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 353,500
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 300
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley N/A ID United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Charlie's Acres Sonoma CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
The Berner-Garde Foundation N/A CO United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona N/A AZ United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Environment & Animal Society of Taiwan N/A Taiwan (R.O.C.) Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 326,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 36,957
Sinergia Animal N/A Brazil Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 245,000
Carson Tahoe SPCA N/A NV United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 2,015,757

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,300
Nevada Humane Society Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Humane League N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 353,500
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 300
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Charlie's Acres Sonoma Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
The Berner-Garde Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation Contra Costa Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Environment & Animal Society of Taiwan N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 326,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 36,957
Sinergia Animal N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 245,000
Carson Tahoe SPCA N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Page SUM 2,015,757

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Berner-Garde Foundation CO Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Jasper Ridge Farm CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 7,500
Mercy for Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 261,000
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Los Angeles SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Humane Society of North Texas TX Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 3,492
Jasper Ridge Farm CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Mercy for Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 4,708,000
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pacific Pug Rescue, Inc. OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Town Cats of Morgan Hill CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Humane Society of North Texas TX Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 276
Jasper Ridge Farm CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
The Sato Project, Inc. NY Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Mercy for Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Mpala Wildlife Foundation Inc MD Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,250
Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 6,500
Animal Charity Evaluators CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Page SUM 5,162,718

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Nine Lives Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Animal Humane Association of New Mexico Inc. United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Wags and Walks United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Roman's PFR Dogs United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 300
Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Animal Welfare Institute United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Ohlone Humane Society Inc United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Rainbow Friends Animal Sanctuary United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Animal Kingdom Foundation, Inc. Philippines Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 220,866
Southern Oregon Humane Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Crate Free Illinois United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 94,720
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
K9s for Warriors Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Ohlone Humane Society Inc United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Road Dogs & Rescue United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
California Pit Bull Rescue United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Page SUM 384,636

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13280 records found.