JCF’s Special Gifts Fund grants in action: A tour of the YM & YWHA of Washington Heights & Inwood’s newly renovated auditorium

Yesterday we had the pleasure of visiting the newly renovated auditorium at the YM & YWHA of Washington Heights & Inwood, where nearly 100 seniors–many of whom are Holocaust survivors–gather each day for hot meals, wellness activities, and more. Jewish Communal Fund was honored to have provided the initial funding to launch this renovation project,…

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An Interview with Olim Beyahad’s Sigal Kanotopsky

Last year, Jewish Communal Fund granted $100,000 from its Special Gifts Fund to Olim Beyahad, an Israeli nonprofit that helps Ethiopian-Israelis gain employment and become self-sufficient. The gift—which was the result of a bequest to JCF earmarked for grant-making in Israel—enabled 40 Ethiopian-Israelis to participate in the organization’s Employment, Empowerment, and Leadership Program (EELP). Recently,…

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JCF Special Gifts Fund Grants $100,000 to Olim BeYachad to Help Ethiopian-Israelis Gain Employment

Today, Jewish Communal Fund CEO Sue Dickman is in Israel where she presented a $100,000 grant to Olim BeYachad, a nonprofit that helps Ethiopian-Israelis gain employment and become self-sufficient. This gift from the JCF Special Gifts Fund will fund the participation of 40 Ethiopian-Israeli young adults in EELP (Employment, Empowerment, and Leadership program). This gift was…

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