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)
Foundation for the Mid South N/A MS United States Donor Advised 2019 -100,000
Homeless Cat Network San Mateo CA United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 500
Stanford Cat Network Santa Clara CA United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 200
Center for Animal Protection and Education N/A CA United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 500
Peregrine Fund, Inc. N/A ID United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 500
Pets Lifeline Inc. Sonoma CA United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue, Inc. San Francisco CA United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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
Mercy for Animals N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 600,000
Greenfield Project N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Albert Schweitzer Stiftung fur unsere Mitwelt N/A Germany Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,600,000
Humane Society of North Texas N/A TX United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 3,470
Stowarzyszenie Otwarte Klatki N/A Poland Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,100,000
The Humane League N/A MD United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,211,500
Love and Second Chances Alameda CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A CA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 4,968,127

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Foundation for the Mid South N/A Donor Advised 2019 -100,000
Homeless Cat Network San Mateo Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 500
Stanford Cat Network Santa Clara Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 200
Center for Animal Protection and Education N/A Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 500
Peregrine Fund, Inc. N/A Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 500
Pets Lifeline Inc. Sonoma Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue, Inc. San Francisco Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue, Inc. San Francisco Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 5,000
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
Mercy for Animals N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 600,000
Greenfield Project N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Albert Schweitzer Stiftung fur unsere Mitwelt N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,600,000
Humane Society of North Texas N/A Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 3,470
Stowarzyszenie Otwarte Klatki N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,100,000
The Humane League N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,211,500
Love and Second Chances Alameda Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 4,968,127

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13280 records found.
Grantee State Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Foundation for the Mid South MS Donor Advised 2019 -100,000
Stanford Cat Network CA Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 200
Homeless Cat Network CA Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 500
Pets Lifeline Inc. CA Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Peregrine Fund, Inc. ID Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 500
Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue, Inc. CA Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue, Inc. CA Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Center for Animal Protection and Education CA Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 500
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
San Francisco Zoological Society CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 11,500
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 35,000
Global Animal Partnership TX Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000,000
Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Mercy for Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 200
Animal Humane Association of New Mexico Inc. NM Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 2,000
Pets in Need CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,500
San Francisco Zoological Society CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Humane Society Silicon Valley CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Mercy for Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Animal Legal Defense Fund CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 177,500
Page SUM 1,142,900

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12650 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Areasort descending Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Foundation for the Mid South United States Donor Advised 2019 -100,000
Homeless Cat Network United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 500
Stanford Cat Network United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 200
Center for Animal Protection and Education United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 500
Peregrine Fund, Inc. United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 500
Pets Lifeline Inc. United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue, Inc. United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue, Inc. United States Animal Related Activities Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Pets in Need United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals England Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 36,957
Sinergia Animal Brazil Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 245,000
Mercy for Animals United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 600,000
Greenfield Project United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 250,000
Albert Schweitzer Stiftung fur unsere Mitwelt Germany Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,600,000
Humane Society of North Texas United States Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2019 3,470
Stowarzyszenie Otwarte Klatki Poland Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,100,000
The Humane League United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,211,500
Love and Second Chances United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 500
Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Page SUM 4,968,127

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13280 records found.