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 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)
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Inc. N/A DC United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Southern Oregon Humane Society N/A OR United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 14,000
Lanai Cat Sanctuary Inc. N/A HI United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Inc. N/A DC United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Southern Oregon Humane Society N/A OR United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Valley Dogs Inc N/A AZ United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Muttville San Francisco CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
The Marine Mammal Center Marin CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 300
Cheyenne Mountain Zoological Society N/A CO United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Nine Lives Foundation San Mateo CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pacific Pug Rescue, Inc. N/A OR United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Anima N/A Denmark Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 367,222
Page SUM 441,172

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Southern Oregon Humane Society N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 14,000
Lanai Cat Sanctuary Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Southern Oregon Humane Society N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Valley Dogs Inc N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Muttville San Francisco Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
The Marine Mammal Center Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 300
Cheyenne Mountain Zoological Society N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Nine Lives Foundation San Mateo Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pacific Pug Rescue, Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Anima N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 367,222
Page SUM 441,172

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Feral Cat Coalition of Oregon OR Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Animal Welfare Institute DC Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 4,500
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Dolphin Research Center Inc. FL Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Sweet Farm Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona AZ Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 16,000
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 Corporate Advised 2019 300
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,500
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona AZ Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Hawaiian Humane Society HI Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Chatham Animal Rescue and Education Inc NC Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 200
Page SUM 47,950

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 3,000
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Southern Oregon Humane Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 14,000
Lanai Cat Sanctuary Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Southern Oregon Humane Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Valley Dogs Inc United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 5,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Muttville United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
The Marine Mammal Center United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 300
Cheyenne Mountain Zoological Society United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Nine Lives Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pacific Pug Rescue, Inc. United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Anima Denmark Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 367,222
Page SUM 441,172

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13280 records found.