2019 Grantmaking

Thanks to the generosity of our donors, in 2019 the Federation disbursed 10,050 grants from donor-advised funds and supporting foundations, totaling $175,078,668 to 2,985 nonprofit organizations. 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.

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All 2019 grants are listed in the searchable database:

Arts/Culture/Humanities

1,294 grants totaling $9,388,906

Education

1,641 grants totaling $27,569,564

Environment/Animals

744 grants totaling $17,698,729

Health

1,054 grants totaling $15,279,197

Human Services

1,511 grants totaling $11,768,076

Public/Society Benefit

2,598 grants totaling $79,923,414

Religion

1,208 grants totaling $13,450,797
Grantee name Total Grantssort descending Total Amount
St. Anthony's Padua Dining Room 1 $1,000
Transgender Law Center 1 $180
American Friends of Batsheva Dance Company 1 $1,500
Bay Area Sports Organizing Committee 1 $10,000
Boston Symphony Orchestra 1 $35,000
Canopy Canopy Canopy 1 $40,000
Childrens Theater Assoc of San Francisco 1 $500
Djerassi Resident Artists Program 1 $100
foolsFURY Theater 1 $250
Harvard Magazine 1 $100
National Novel Writing Month 1 $20,000
Northern California Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 1 $1,000
Palm Springs Friends of the Philharmonic 1 $1,500
Play It Forward Music Foundation 1 $2,500
Rhythmix Cultural Works 1 $2,000
San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles 1 $250
Silicon Valley FACES 1 $2,500
Straus Historical Society 1 $2,500
Theatre Ventures International 1 $800
Vintage Computer Federation 1 $640
Youth in Arts 1 $350
Allegheny College 1 $50,000
American Jewish University 1 $1,000
BASIC Fund 1 $250
Boston University Hillel, 1 $360
Coney Island Prep Builders 1 $1,000
Friends of the Martell School House 1 $2,000
Institute for Shipboard Education 1 $100
Libforall Foundation 1 $25,000
Murray Bowen Archives Project 1 $2,500
Phillips Brooks School 1 $1,500
ProLiteracy Worldwide 1 $100
Regents of the University of Michigan 1 $250
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States 1 $500
Southwest Harbor Public Library 1 $500
University of California San Francisco 1 $10,000
West Contra Costa Public Education Fund 1 $500
Berkeley East Bay Humane Society 1 $108
Conservation Society of California 1 $100
Humane Society of Pagosa Springs 1 $540
Nature Foundation at Wintergreen 1 $5,000
Performing Animal Welfare Society 1 $500
Trap Free Montana 1 $2,000
Action on Smoking and Health 1 $180
American Friends of Hospice of the Upper Galilee 1 $500
Boston MedFlight 1 $2,500
Clinic by the Bay 1 $100
Desert AIDS Project 1 $500
Fanconi Anemia Research Fund 1 $1,000
Huntington's Disease Society of America 1 $1,000
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - San Diego/Hawaii Chapter 1 $100
Mayers Healthcare Foundation 1 $1,000
Muscular Dystrophy Association 1 $100
National Spasmodic Dysphonia Association 1 $2,500
Rady Children's Hospital Foundation 1 $2,500
San Francisco Public Health Foundation 1 $38,500
Yellow Ribbon Fund 1 $180
Aleph Institute 1 $900
American Foreign Policy Council 1 $5,000
CatchLight FKA PhotoPhilanthropy 1 $2,500
City Parks Alliance 1 $350
Daniel Pearl Foundation 1 $500
Episcopal Community Services of San Francisco 1 $300
First Tee of San Diego 1 $5,000
Friends of Straus Park 1 $200
Grassroots Collaborative 1 $250,000
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley 1 $2,500
Innocence Project New Orleans 1 $300
Internews Networks 1 $5,000
Jewish Federation of the Berkshires 1 $1,000
Karmaspirit 1 $4,000
Leading Edge Alliance 1 $25,000
New Leaders Council 1 $500
Open Markets Institute 1 $350,000
Philos Project 1 $100,000
Riverside Park Conservancy 1 $200
TakeAction Minnesota Education Fund 1 $250,000
Tides Foundation 1 $1,000,000
VGC Foundation 1 $500
Win Without War Education Fund 1 $284
YWCA Silicon Valley 1 $5,000
Chabad of College Hill 1 $180
Chapel Hill Kehillah 1 $180
Hebrew Congregation of North Tarrytown & Tarrytown Temple Beth Abraham 1 $5,000
LAvate 1 $10,000
New Life Church of Novato 1 $10,000
Reconstructionist Rabbinical College & Jewish Reconstructionist Communities 1 $5,000
Sonoma Mountain Zen Center 1 $1,000
Temple Emanuel of Winston-Salem 1 $540
Adventure Cycling Association 1 $40,000
Barack Obama Foundation 1 $300
Boys & Girls Club of Monterey County 1 $100
Ceres Community Project 1 $4,500
Creating Friendships for Peace 1 $1,000
Good Food Institute 1 $2,000
Hands Across the Sea 1 $500
Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund 1 $180
North Park Hockey Association 1 $100
Pono Grown Farm Center 1 $80,000
Rebuilding Together Oakland 1 $5,000

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