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)
Rainbow Friends Animal Sanctuary N/A HI United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Selangor N/A Malaysia Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 89,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Animal Equality N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Ohlone Humane Society Inc Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Greater Farallones Association San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 30,000
The Sato Project, Inc. N/A NY United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Global Animal Partnership N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
The Marine Mammal Center Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Nevada Bighorns Unlimited Reno Chapter N/A NV United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Humane League N/A MD United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 750,000
Hopalong Animal Rescue Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Jane Goodall Institute Australia Ltd N/A Australia Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 32,070
Animal Equality Germany e.V. N/A Germany Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 425,000
Ohlone Humane Society Inc Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Road Dogs & Rescue N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Greater Farallones Association San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 2,616,820

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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
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Bonefish & Tarpon Trust Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
World Animal Protection N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 781,498
Animals Australia Federation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 48,324
Rainbow Friends Animal Sanctuary N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Town Cats of Morgan Hill Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Francisco Zoological Society San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 600
Ohlone Humane Society Inc Alameda Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organisations N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 445,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
World Animal Protection N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 557,446
K9s for Warriors Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Animals in Need Fund N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Nevada Bighorns Unlimited Reno Chapter N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sentient Media San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Ohlone Humane Society Inc Alameda Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Albert Schweitzer Stiftung fur unsere Mitwelt N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,600,000
Page SUM 3,584,368

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
BAD RAP CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
The Humane League MD Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 353,500
San Francisco Zoological Society CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 11,500
Karma Cat Rescue CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 3,000
Animal Equality CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 215,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
The Humane League MD Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,211,500
San Francisco Zoological Society CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Karma Cat Rescue CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Animal Equality CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200,000
Roman's PFR Dogs GA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Compassion in World Farming (USA) GA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 375,000
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Road Dogs & Rescue CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
The Humane League MD Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 700,000
San Francisco Zoological Society CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 600
Villa Chardonnay Horses With Wings CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 50,000
Page SUM 3,157,600

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Bonefish & Tarpon Trust Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
World Animal Protection United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 781,498
Animals Australia Federation Australia Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 48,324
Rainbow Friends Animal Sanctuary United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Town Cats of Morgan Hill United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
San Francisco Zoological Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 600
Ohlone Humane Society Inc United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 10,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organisations India Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 445,000
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
World Animal Protection United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 557,446
K9s for Warriors Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Animals in Need Fund United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Nevada Bighorns Unlimited Reno Chapter United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Sentient Media United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Ohlone Humane Society Inc United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Albert Schweitzer Stiftung fur unsere Mitwelt Germany Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,600,000
Page SUM 3,584,368

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13280 records found.