Grantees

The Federation awards grants directly to outstanding organizations supporting the Jewish community locally, in Israel, and globally in a variety of ways from funds raised through our Annual Campaign and through our restricted and unrestricted endowment. The Federation also stewards and administers donor-advised grants through personal philanthropic vehicles under our management, including over 900 Donor Advised Funds and 24 Supporting Foundations, which support Jewish and broader causes to local, national, and international organizations.

Inspiring Jewish Life and Learning

Helping Jews explore, learn about, and connect with the rich diversity of Jewish life locally.

For the 2017-2018 fiscal year, the Federation will provide a projected $10,900,000 in direct grants in the area of Inspiring Jewish Life and Learning.

Our grantee partners include:


Sources of funding include:

Annual Operating Funds
Community Scholarship Grants
Impact Grants Initiatives
Restricted Endowment Funds

Personal Philanthropy

Federation Philanthropy Partners works with donors to create effective giving strategies to ensure that resources are maximized towards change for a better world, within and beyond the Jewish community.

View the 2018 Grantmaking Report

Thanks to the generosity of our donors, in 2018 the Federation facilitated 9,329 grants from donor-advised funds and supporting foundations, totaling $142,151,270. Putting these assets into community reflects the Jewish values of tikkun olam (repairing the world), tzedakah (taking care of the needy), kehillah (community), and tzedek (pursuing justice). These four values underpin and guide our philanthropic work, which supports a wide range of Jewish and broader causes, across local, national and international organizations.

For a summary of our collective impact, view the infographic.

Contact us for questions about the grants.

Arts/Culture/Humanities

1,161 grants totaling $7,123,497

Education

1,622 grants totaling $40,374,373

Environment/Animals

712 grants totaling $13,817,741

Health

848 grants totaling $4,454,946

Human Services

1,335 grants totaling $15,423,474

Public/Society Benefit

2,457 grants totaling $50,121,058

Religion

1,194 grants totaling $10,836,182
Grantee namesort ascending Total Grants Total Amount
One Purpose School 1 $1,500
One Nation Walking Together 1 $540
One Mind Institute 2 $2,000
One Israel Fund/Yesha Heartland Campaign 2 $700
One Heart Worldwide 1 $20,000
One Family Fund 5 $2,350
Ohio State University Foundation 2 $1,250
Ohio Campus Compact 1 $1,000
Oheb Zedek-Cedar Sinai Synagogue 1 $1,800
Oglala Lakota College 1 $500
Ofrenda Inc. 2 $35,000
Odyssey School 1 $500
ODC AKA ODC Theater 3 $16,500
Oceana, Inc. 2 $2,250,000
Ocean Foundation 1 $1,000
Ocean Conservancy 2 $300
Occidental College 2 $610
Occidental Arts & Ecology Center 2 $2,850
Oberlin College 3 $8,666
Oaktown Jazz Workshops 1 $3,000
Oakland School for the Arts Charter High School 4 $8,700
Oakland Public Education Fund AKA Oakland Schools Foundation 1 $10,000
Oakland Parks Foundation 2 $3,100
Oakland Museum of California 2 $6,500
Oakland Hebrew Day School 2 $11,800
Oakland Community Organization 1 $100
Oakes Children's Center, Inc. 1 $3,000
NY SoHo Synagogue 3 $54,000
Nutritionfacts.org 1 $750
Nueva School 2 $182,666
Nuclear Innovation Alliance 1 $25,000
Nuclear Information and Resource Service 1 $500
Notre Dame de Namur University 1 $10,000
Not For Sale Fund AKA Not For Sale 1 $250
Northwestern University 8 $10,226
Northern Westchester Hospital Center Foundation Inc. 2 $4,000
Northern Jaguar Project 1 $10,000
Northern California Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 3 $1,700
Northern California Grantmakers 1 $7,000
Northern California Community Loan Fund 1 $200
Northern California Center for the Arts 1 $4,000
Northern California Board of Rabbis 2 $600
North Valley Community Foundation 15 $26,560
North Shore Animal League America, Inc. 1 $100
North Mecklenburg Animal Rescue 1 $300
North Lake Tahoe Historical Society 1 $2,250
North East Exchange 1 $2,500
North Beach Citizens 2 $5,500
North American Council for the Legacy of Polish Jews 1 $180
North American Conference on Ethiopian Jewry Inc. 6 $4,453
Norcal Golden Retriever Rescue, Inc. 2 $500
Non-Profit Technology Enterprise Network 1 $100
Noisebridge 1 $120
Noe Valley Nursery School 1 $1,500
No Stomach for Cancer, Inc. 1 $1,000
Niskanen Center Inc. 1 $50,000
Nine Lives Foundation 3 $830
Nimbus Arts 2 $750
Nightingale-Bamford School 1 $1,000
NGO Coalition for Environment 1 $30,000
Nextbook Inc. aka Tablet Magazine 4 $8,000
NEXT (North East Exchange Team) Village SF 1 $200
NewCAJE, Inc. 1 $100
New York University 8 $150,350
New York Shakespeare Festival DBA Public Theater 1 $500
New York Road Runners, Inc. (NYRR) 1 $2,620
New York Restoration Project 1 $25,000
New York Public Radio 2 $1,000
New York Public Library 1 $100
New York City Gay and Lesbian Anti-Violence Project, Inc. 1 $2,000
New Venture Fund 1 $500,000
New Seed Found DBA New Seed Foundation 1 $40,000
New School of San Francisco 2 $40,250
New Rochelle Public Library Foundation Inc. 1 $100
New North Church Inc. 1 $10,500
New Life Church of Alamo 1 $25,000
New Israel Fund 75 $849,090
New England Conservatory of Music 1 $200
New Amsterdam Presents Inc. 1 $5,000
Nevada City School of the Arts 1 $3,500
Neue Galerie New York 2 $2,000
Neshama: Association of Jewish Chaplains 5 $590
Nepal Youth Foundation 2 $1,100
NECHAMA - Jewish Response to Disaster 3 $1,040
NCGA Foundation AKA Youth on Course 1 $15,000
Naval War College Foundation, Inc. 3 $1,007,500
Naturebridge 4 $1,330
Nature Foundation at Wintergreen 1 $8,000
Nature Conservancy, Inc. 26 $32,650
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. 18 $36,908
Native American Rights Fund 2 $1,533
Nationalities Service Center of Philadelphia 1 $10,000
National Yiddish Book Center Inc. 3 $550
National Women's Law Center 1 $750
National Women's History Museum 2 $350
National Women's Health Network Inc. 1 $1,500
National Wildlife Federation 4 $1,200
National Trust for Historic Preservation in the U.S. 4 $1,700
National Tay-Sachs And Allied Diseases Association 1 $500
National Spasmodic Dysphonia Association 1 $2,500

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