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A gift to the Federation provides unrestricted funds to meet urgent, ongoing humanitarian and social service needs of the global Jewish people, to encourage and support Jewish education and Jewish community, and to strengthen the relationship between Jews in the East Bay and the Israeli people.

Part of your gift remains right in your own community, helping to strengthen local partner Jewish agencies, who are innovative providers of programs to safeguard and enhance Jewish life at home. Part goes to meet overseas needs through our partners, the Jewish Agency for Israel and the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. These dollars help build the Jewish homeland and rebuild strong Jewish communities in over 60 countries around the world.

2016–17 Community Impact Grants

Engaging youth and families through Jewish life and learning

Caring for the vulnerable here, in Israel, and around the world

Building Jewish community and peoplehood

Spring 2015: Community Impact Grants

The Federation’s Community Impact Grants Review committee awarded the following grants in Spring 2015. We are pleased to have advanced the implementation of our strategic plan with this year’s Community Planning Table and a resulting focus on Jewish identity and education as our highest priority. For more information on the grants process for 2016, please visit our website in January.