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.

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Animal Humane Association of New Mexico Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
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
American Saddlebred Association of Arizona N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
Southern Oregon Humane Society N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Milo Foundation Alameda Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organisations N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 445,000
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
Animal Kingdom Foundation, Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 220,866
The Marine Mammal Center Marin Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 300
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
Humane Society Silicon Valley Santa Clara Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Charlie's Acres Sonoma Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Page SUM 1,753,666

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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 2019 2,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 300
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 20,000
Cassies Place Inc TX Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 -25,000
Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research Education & Con VA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Milo Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Cassies Place Inc TX Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Cheyenne Mountain Zoological Society CO Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250
Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research Education & Con VA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 300
Sentient Media CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Heading Home Animal Rescue CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Morris Animal Foundation CO Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Page SUM 254,850

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