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Since 2000, Bay Area grantmakers experienced faster growth in total giving and assets compared to California and U.S. foundations overall. Grantmakers in the nine-county Bay Area awarded $3.1 billion in 2009, a 77% increase over 2000. The assets of these foundations rose 34% during the same ten years, despite a steep decline in 2008.

Key Facts on Bay Area Foundations 2006