2020 Grantmaking

Thanks to the generosity of our donors, in 2020 the Federation disbursed 11,838 grants from donor-advised funds and supporting foundations, totaling $180,799,753 to 3,097 nonprofit organizations. The number of grants made increased by 18% over 2019, and we attribute this to the significantly greater health and human services needs that quickly arose out of the COVID-19 pandemic. 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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Arts/Culture/Humanities

1,332 grants totaling $8,610,412

Education

1,788 grants totaling $26,068,449

Environment/Animals

804 grants totaling $17,233,970

Health

1,080 grants totaling $13,924,589

Human Services

2,384 grants totaling $24,828,067

Public/Society Benefit

3,171 grants totaling $83,300,584

Religion

1,334 grants totaling $11,521,195
Grantee name Total Grants Total Amountsort descending
Carmel Art Association 1 $150
Foundation Fighting Blindness, Inc. 1 $150
Heart to Heart International Children's Medical Alliance 1 $150
Coastal Rivers Conservation Trust 1 $150
Queens College Foundation Inc. 1 $150
I Grow Chicago 1 $150
All Stars Helping Kids, Inc. 1 $150
Tamid Israel Investment Group Ltd. 1 $150
Temple Shalom 1 $150
Alaska Literacy Program, Inc. 1 $150
Harding Fine Arts Academy Foundation 1 $150
Palo Alto History Museum 1 $150
Pingry School 1 $150
Public Concern Foundation Inc. 1 $180
Halachic Organ Donor Society 1 $180
California Invasive Plant Council 1 $180
Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh 1 $180
Ali Forney Center 1 $180
Compassionate Listening Project 1 $180
Cornelia Connelly Center for Education 1 $180
MoEd 1 $180
Senior Advocacy Services 1 $180
Expedition Inspiration Fund for Breast Cancer Research 1 $180
Interfaith Voices 1 $180
Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance Inc. 1 $180
Literacyworks 1 $180
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine 1 $180
Call to Action of Northern California 1 $180
Paws for Purple Hearts 1 $180
Roots of Peace 1 $180
Chabad Jewish Student Center at UC Santa Cruz 1 $180
Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School 1 $180
Trips for Kids Marin 1 $180
YRC Alumni Association 1 $180
American Fox Terrier Rescue Inc. 1 $180
National Physicians Alliance Foundation, Inc. 1 $180
Pets for Vets Inc. 1 $180
Yellow Ribbon Fund, Inc. 1 $180
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children 1 $180
Quixote Center 1 $180
Richmond Elementary School Inc AKA Richmond Collge Prep Schools 1 $180
UCSJ Union of Councils for Jews in the Former Soviet Union Inc. 1 $180
Washington Area Bicyclist Association 1 $180
Alaska Jewish Campus 1 $180
Community United Against Violence Inc. 1 $180
St John Paul II 1 $180
SVARA 1 $180
Women's Cancer Resource Center 1 $180
Project EZRA 1 $180
American Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation 1 $180
Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion, Cincinnati 1 $180
San Francisco Center for the Book 1 $180
Wells Bring Hope 1 $180
Action on Smoking and Health 1 $180
Friends of Chabad, Boca Raton Inc 1 $180
San Francisco Chapter of the Older Women's League 1 $180
Transgender Law Center 1 $180
American Institute for Cancer Research 1 $180
Shotgun Players, Inc. 1 $200
University of Sydney USA Foundation 1 $200
Global Down Syndrome Foundation 1 $200
Mesorah Heritage Foundation 2 $200
Showing Up for Racial Justice Inc 1 $200
Edgewood Center For Children And Families 1 $200
Family Caregiver Alliance 1 $200
San Francisco Contemporary Music Players 1 $200
Sandy Hook Promise Foundation 1 $200
Theater Barn Inc. 1 $200
Feed the Children, Inc. 2 $200
Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association, Inc. (WETA) 1 $200
Midwest Access Coalition 1 $200
National Council for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women 1 $200
Science Friday Initiative Inc. 1 $200
Temple Israel (Stockton, CA) 1 $200
TexARTS 1 $200
DreamCatchers, Inc. 1 $200
Family Foundation Charitable Trust 2 $200
Northern California Community Loan Fund 1 $200
Surfrider Foundation 1 $200
Team Rubicon 2 $200
Chabad Jewish Center of Petaluma 2 $200
Community Alliance for Special Education 1 $200
Friends�of�the�Marin�County�Free�Library 1 $200
Institute for Food and Development Policy AKA Food First 2 $200
Riverside Park Conservancy Inc. 1 $200
Walk With Austin Inc 1 $200
Chabad of Palm Springs, Inc. 1 $200
Heartland Alliance for Human Needs and Human Rights 2 $200
RARE 1 $200
United Way of Jackson County 1 $200
San Francisco Performances, Inc. 2 $200
TrevorTCR Inc. 1 $200
Wayfinder Family Services FKA Junior Blind of America 1 $200
Animal Welfare Institute 1 $200
Center for Cultural Innovation 1 $200
Cuck Fancer Incorporated 1 $200
Easter Seals, Inc. 1 $200
HBCU Foundation Inc 1 $200
Rice University 2 $200
Barrington Stage Company 1 $200

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