The Foundation supports organizations that seek to maintain and enhance the core communal programs of the Jewish community of Greater Washington, with particular emphasis on programs that seek to engage Jews who are not yet affiliated with traditional Jewish communal institutions. The Foundation also supports national Jewish social justice organizations that mobilize philanthropic investments and hands-on volunteer support to help alleviate poverty in America’s inner cities and in developing countries worldwide.
Jewish Programs in the United StatesAmerican Jewish Committee
Founded in 1906, the American Jewish Committee seeks to protect the rights of Jews throughout the world; combats anti-Semitism and bigotry; works for the security of Israel; enhances human rights, democratic pluralism and inter-group understanding; and promotes the creative vitality of the Jewish people.
American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee
The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee provides rescue and relief to Jews in need both in Israel and abroad.
American Jewish World Service
American Jewish World Service supports more than 200 grassroots organizations working towards sustainable agriculture, increased access to education and health care, women’s empowerment, and economic self-sufficiency in 30 countries throughout Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
American University - Center for Israel Studies
The Center for Israel Studies exists to present the creative and intellectual contributions of modern Israel in the arts, sciences, social sciences and humanities.
The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) fights anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry in the U.S. and abroad through information, education, legislation, and advocacy. ADL serves as a resource for government, media, law enforcement, educators and the public.
Avodah:The Jewish Service Corps
AVODAH: The Jewish Service Corps engages young people to live out and deepen their commitments to social change and Jewish life through a year of full-time work at anti-poverty organizations in Washington, DC.
Bend the Arc
Jewish FundS for Justice educates and involves Jews in the problems of poverty by making grants and providing technical assistance to grassroots groups working to eliminate poverty and leverages Jewish money for investment in low-income neighborhoods that need revitalization.
Clal -- The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership
Clal strengthens Jewish identity and uses Jewish wisdom to serve the wider community. The Foundation supports the Rabbis Without Borders Student Retreat program led by Rabbi Sid Schwarz.
Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life
Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life provides opportunities for Jewish students at more than 500 colleges and universities to explore and celebrate their Jewish identity through its global network of regional centers, campus Foundations and Hillel student organizations.
Jewish Community Foundation of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh
The Jewish Lecture Fund endowment fund supports lectures by Professor Dan Ben-David or other Israeli scholars to address socio-economic policy issues affecting Israel and Israeli citizens, including issues in the fields of economics, education, health care, social welfare and labor policy.
Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington
The Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington is the public affairs and community relations arm of the Jewish Federation and 210 regional constituent organizations.
Jewish Council for Public Affairs
The mission of the JCPA is to serve as the representative voice of the organized American Jewish community through national member agencies, local community relations councils and committees, and Jewish federations.
Jewish Family & Community Services of Southwest Florida
The mission of Jewish Family and Community Services of Southwest Florida is to support individuals and families of all ages by providing a wide range of social services, including mental health counseling, case management, financial assistance and crisis intervention.
Jewish Federation of Collier County
The mission of the Jewish Federation of Collier County is to assure the building and strengthening of the Jewish community locally, nationally, overseas, and in Israel, in accordance with Jewish values.
Jewish Federation of Greater Washington
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington develops financial and human resources, as well as programmatic initiatives and partnerships, all geared toward building and maintaining a strong Jewish community locally and worldwide.
Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington
Jewish Historical Society houses the Washington Jewish community’s archives, a collection that archives local Jewry from the 1850s to today.
Jews United for Justice
Jews United for Justice leads Washington-area Jews to act on their shared Jewish values by pursuing justice and equality in their local community.
Moment Magazine is the largest independent Jewish magazine in North America.
Sixth & I Historic Synagogue
Sixth & I is a non-denominational, non-membership, non-traditional synagogue that aims to reinvigorate connections to Judaism by offering outstanding programming and dialogue opportunities that speak to personal, spiritual, and social interests. As an incubator of innovation, Sixth & I primarily works to engage unaffiliated Jews in their twenties and thirties, while simultaneously serving as a multi-generational community resource.
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
A living memorial to the Holocaust, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum inspires citizens and leaders worldwide to confront hatred, prevent genocide, and promote human dignity.
University of Maryland Gildenhorn Institute for Israel Studies
The Gildenhorn Institute for Israel Studies is dedicated to the study of Israel in all its variety, but also to presenting political, cultural and general interest programs featuring Israel and its place in the Middle East.
The Washington DCJCC offers cultural, educational, and community service programs.
NNCF only makes grants to pre-selected organizations.
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