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, 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)
Santa Cruz SPCA and Humane Society N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 250
Nevada Humane Society Inc N/A NV United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
The Sato Project, Inc. N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Compassion in World Farming International N/A England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,891,890
Cassies Place Inc N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Homeward Bound Golden Retriever Rescue and Sanctuary, Inc. N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Humane Society of North Texas N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 276
The Marine Mammal Center Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Pets in Need San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Santa Cruz SPCA and Humane Society N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
California Pit Bull Rescue Contra Costa CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Nevada Humane Society Inc N/A NV United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Animal Rights Center Japan N/A Japan Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 224,000
Morris Animal Foundation N/A CO United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
The Sato Project, Inc. N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Cassies Place Inc N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Humane Society of North Texas N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 3,470
The Marine Mammal Center Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 2,145,886

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Santa Cruz SPCA and Humane Society N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 250
Nevada Humane Society Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
The Sato Project, Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Compassion in World Farming International N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,891,890
Cassies Place Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Homeward Bound Golden Retriever Rescue and Sanctuary, Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Humane Society of North Texas N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 276
The Marine Mammal Center Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Pets in Need San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Santa Cruz SPCA and Humane Society N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
California Pit Bull Rescue Contra Costa Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Nevada Humane Society Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Animal Rights Center Japan N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 224,000
Morris Animal Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
The Sato Project, Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Cassies Place Inc N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Humane Society of North Texas N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 3,470
The Marine Mammal Center Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 2,145,886

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
The Humane League MD Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 750,000
Milo Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Animal Charity Evaluators CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
The Humane League MD Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 353,500
Heart of the Valley Humane Society, Inc. MT Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,254
Lanai Cat Sanctuary Inc. HI Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Cheyenne Mountain Zoological Society CO Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Animal Charity Evaluators CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,300
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Rescue-Freedom Project CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Humane League MD Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,211,500
Compassion Over Killing, Inc. DC Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Pacific Pug Rescue, Inc. OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
K9s for Warriors Inc. FL Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Animal Equality CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 215,000
Page SUM 2,974,504

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Santa Cruz SPCA and Humane Society United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 250
Nevada Humane Society Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
The Sato Project, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Compassion in World Farming International England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,891,890
Cassies Place Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Homeward Bound Golden Retriever Rescue and Sanctuary, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Humane Society of North Texas United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 276
The Marine Mammal Center United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Santa Cruz SPCA and Humane Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
California Pit Bull Rescue United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Nevada Humane Society Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Animal Rights Center Japan Japan Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 224,000
Morris Animal Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
The Sato Project, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Cassies Place Inc United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Humane Society of North Texas United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 3,470
The Marine Mammal Center United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Page SUM 2,145,886

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13280 records found.