Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Prescott

20 Years of Making a Difference
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Who Are We?

We are a not for profit public charity created solely for educational, charitable, and religious purposes governed by an all-volunteer Board of Trustees

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Why We Give

For over 5,000 years, Jewish teaching have emphasized the importance of Tzedakah (Hebrew for charity).  Unlike voluntary giving, Tzedakah is considered an ethical and moral obligation to give regardless of one’s financial resources

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To Whom We Give

The simple answer: You, the community.  We provide funding to agencies and organizations that meet the basic needs of the less fortunate, as well as projects and initiatives that benefit the community, the state and in some cases our nation

LEADERSHIP REFLECTIONS

The Art of Giving

The Foundation is often asked the question: “How do you determine which organizations or projects will receive a grant?” This simple question has puzzled humanity for more than two thousand years. Aristotle once said: “To give away money is an easy matter … and in any man’s power. But to decide to whom to give it, and how large and when, for what purpose and how, is neither in every man’s power nor an easy matter. Hence, it is that such excellence is rare, praiseworthy and noble.” The Jewish Foundation interprets this quote to mean philanthropy should be effective—it should have maximum impact, solve problems, create opportunities, and have tangible results.  READ MORE >>

Making a Difference Within Our Community

Grants

Grants

Supporting local non-profits

Health Care

Health Care

Investing in the future of healthcare

Cultural

Cultural

Supporting and enriching charities

Philanthropy

Giving together for a world of good

Outreach

Holocaust Remembrance

Holocaust Remembrance

We will never forget

Missions to Israel

Missions to Israel

Building bridges

What You Do Matters

What You Do Matters

Lessons from the Holocaust