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 Grants Total Amountsort ascending
North Carolina Agricultural Foundation 1 $10,000
Outdoors for All Foundation 1 $10,000
San Jose Museum of Art Association 1 $10,000
Institute for Figuring 1 $10,000
Mongabay.org 1 $10,000
Latino Cancer Institute 1 $10,000
Right to Play 1 $10,000
Choose Love 1 $10,000
Moving Traditions 2 $10,000
University of California San Francisco 1 $10,000
Tides Center 3 $10,000
East Bay Innovations 1 $10,000
Bay Area Sports Organizing Committee 1 $10,000
NPR Foundation 1 $10,000
Temple University 1 $10,000
Lewa Wildlife Conservancy USA 2 $10,000
LAvate 1 $10,000
New Life Church of Novato 1 $10,000
Front Exhibition Company 1 $10,000
City and Country School 1 $10,000
American Prairie Reserve 1 $10,000
Eastern Horizons 1 $10,000
Walt Disney Family Museum 1 $10,000
University of Florida Foundation 2 $10,000
Yeshiva University 1 $10,000
Alliance for Middle East Peace 1 $10,000
Jewish Federations of North America 1 $10,000
MacGuffin Theatre and Film Company 1 $10,000
University of Michigan 3 $9,500
Community Partners 4 $9,500
Hamilton Families 8 $9,488
Temple Or Rishon Sunrise Jewish Congregation 3 $9,412
League to Save Lake Tahoe 4 $9,250
Burning Man Project 5 $9,223
Syzygy Dance Project 3 $9,142
Congregation Beth Shalom of Napa Valley 8 $9,000
CorpsAfrica 2 $9,000
Environmental Volunteers 5 $8,950
American Friends of Magen David Adom 16 $8,875
Chabad of Cole Valley 3 $8,800
United States Association for UNHCR 4 $8,750
Room to Read 3 $8,750
Breast Cancer Prevention Partners 9 $8,680
North Carolina Hillel Foundation 2 $8,600
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco 7 $8,500
Music in Schools Today 5 $8,500
Jewish Federation of the East Bay 3 $8,500
Access Institute for Psychological Services 4 $8,450
Greenpeace Fund 11 $8,430
Oakland Promise 4 $8,400
Community Music Center 5 $8,400
Richmond Torah Center - Chabad 12 $8,400
Common Sense Media 4 $8,300
Yeshiva University of Los Angeles Boys High School 3 $8,200
Simon Wiesenthal Center 19 $8,004
Velaslavasay Panorama 1 $8,000
Northern California Grantmakers 1 $8,000
Ashreichem Yisrael 1 $8,000
Taube Center for Jewish Studies-Stanford University 1 $8,000
Kimokeo Foundation 2 $8,000
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra 2 $8,000
Children's Book Project 3 $8,000
Marfa Education Foundation 2 $8,000
African American Arts and Culture Complex 2 $8,000
Union of Concerned Scientists 9 $8,000
Virginia Organizing 1 $8,000
Alameda Meals on Wheels 3 $8,000
Temple Beth Torah 2 $7,984
Jewish Studio Project 5 $7,915
Muttville 6 $7,880
Congregation Beth Israel, Berkeley 5 $7,820
Contra Costa Midrasha 5 $7,750
Live Oak, A Learning Center for Children 2 $7,700
American Friends of Neve Shalom-Wahat Al-Salam 3 $7,600
Dominican University of California 3 $7,600
Breast Cancer Action 4 $7,575
Amigos del Museo del Barrio 1 $7,500
Catapult Film Fund 1 $7,500
San Francisco Arts Education Project 2 $7,500
Michael Harris Foundation 2 $7,500
Chicken & Egg Pictures 1 $7,500
Utah Film Center 2 $7,500
California State Parks Foundation 11 $7,500
Global Fund for Women 3 $7,500
Redford Center 1 $7,500
Sonoma State University 4 $7,500
Congregation Beth Emek 3 $7,500
Youth Law Center 1 $7,500
Pilchuck Glass School 1 $7,500
Community Tech Network 1 $7,484
Nature Conservancy 11 $7,450
Challenge Success 7 $7,310
Barnard College 3 $7,100
Scholars for Peace in the Middle East 3 $7,100
Anderson Ranch Arts Center 2 $7,000
Berkeley Public Schools Fund 4 $7,000
Mobility International USA 1 $7,000
San Antonio Community Development Corporation 6 $7,000
Brothers for Life 3 $7,000
Washington University 3 $7,000

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