The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle announces its Small Agency Sustainability Grant applications are now available. Applications are due March 20, 2013, by 3 pm PDT.
The Jewish Federations of North America, our umbrella organization, has issued this statement regarding the Sikh Temple shooting over the weekend. As you may know, JFNA has been the leading organization behind the Nonprofit Security Grant Program which is aimed at helping vulnerable nonprofits prepare for a terrorist attack.
More than 150 members of the Jewish community joined leaders and staff of the Jewish Federation at its Annual Meeting on Thursday evening, June 21, to celebrate the accomplishments of the past year and honor those who have helped to make it a success.
As it does each year, the Federation recognized outgoing committee and Board members as well as others who are helping to make our community stronger. In a series of moving remarks, volunteers spoke with passion about the satisfaction they receive from their involvement in the Federation.
J.Team, the Jewish Federation's initiative for Seattle-area teens to learn about Jewish values of tzedakah and community-building, presented grants totaling $11,750 to six organizations on Sunday, June 10 at the Stroum JCC.
J.Team participants learn about the Jewish imperative of tikkun olam (repairing our world) by visiting local non-profits, raising funds, and collectively deciding how to allocate the funds available to them.
Our 2012 Community Campaign is closing and we're 96 percent complete! Please give TODAY so that we can reach our goal. If you don't want to pay today, you can pledge online and we can bill you. Keep in mind that you have until December 31, 2012 to pay. We welcome your support to one of our 18 Impact and Priority Areas or an unrestricted gift benefiting our community's greatest needs. No matter how you chose to give, your support will make a tremendous difference.
Make your gift, or if you can increase your gift, now is the time. Thank you for your generosity.