Our Impact

By collaborating with agency and synagogue partners, donors, and community leaders, and working on multiple fronts, we take a holistic approach to Caring for the Vulnerable, Inspiring Jewish Life and Learning, and Strengthening Israeli Society. 

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Strategic Grantmaking

We direct funding to ensure that our community is strong, that those in need get help, that our educational, cultural, and social institutions continue to thrive, and that everyone has access to Jewish life.  

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Addressing Communal Challenges

With a unique vantage point that spans geographic areas and encompasses all types of support, we collaboratively develop initiatives and internal programs that seek to tackle problems and address gaps of service in our Jewish community.

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Capacity Building

A vibrant community requires a network of high-performing, operationally strong organizations and essential infrastructure to ensure that all of the community’s dollars are efficiently spent. Our Capacity Building services work to continually strengthen the operations and impact of our local Jewish organizations.

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Convening and Collaborating

The bedrock of the Federation’s work to support Jewish life in the Bay Area is convening our partners and collaborating with them to build Jewish community. 

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Leadership Development

A vital component of a vibrant Jewish future is to develop generations of active, effective leaders with a strong Jewish identity and commitment to the Jewish people. We offer engagement opportunities for people of all ages and backgrounds through robust leadership development programming that facilitates meaningful experiences that positively benefit our Jewish community.

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Responding to Emergencies

Our responsibility as Jews to our family around the world means rising to global challenges and emergencies affecting Jewish communities. Through our network of local, national and international organizations, we partner to provide help during some of the most vulnerable times in people’s lives.  

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Opportunities for Support

The Federation is passionate about making positive, enduring contributions to our local and global community. Through our grants and other opportunities, we connect Jewish organizations with resources intended to help the community fortify and grow. Our Scholarships provide families help toward a continuum of academic and enrichment programs.

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