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Website Improvements

We have improved the website that you can use to view your UJEF Fund information online and make recommendations for distributions. You can access the site using the Donor Web button on the top right of this page or by going directly to You may be prompted to change your password the first time you log in to the website. If you need help, please contact Marla Hurwitz at 301-348-7357 or

All forms for United Jewish Endowment Fund donor advised funds can be found in the Documents section once you have logged in to your account. United Jewish Endowment Fund procedures and policies remain the same. Please visit your Fund page and let us know what you think of our new and improved look!

The United Jewish Endowment Fund-
An enriched Jewish life today. A vibrant Jewish tomorrow.

The United Jewish Endowment Fund connects philanthropists with opportunities to meet Jewish needs and to engage in tikkun olam - repairing the world. Together, we strengthen and advance Jewish life in the Greater Washington area, Israel and around the world.

The United Jewish Endowment Fund (UJEF) is the planned giving and endowment arm of The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington. UJEF provides you with the opportunity to establish a legacy that will shape and improve Jewish life for generations. Gifts to UJEF can be made outright during the donor’s lifetime or through one of the planned giving vehicles.  Your gift can be added to an existing endowment fund or create a new fund to support a specific field of interest, the annual campaign or unrestricted needs.  UJEF allows our community to maintain a permanent, self-sustaining source of income to support existing programs of the Federation and to develop new approaches to address emerging needs here and overseas.  Click here to learn more about how to create an endowment fund or here to read about the UJEF grants impacting the community.

A charitable gift to the United Jewish Endowment Fund will secure the future of our local community, the Jewish education of our children, the health and well-being of our aging population, and the traditional Jewish values that have helped build a strong and caring community.

Our distribution mechanisms and evaluation processes draw local, national and international funders to join us in tackling critical community issues.

The Endowment Fund

  • catalyzes diverse funding sources to leverage our ability to meet Jewish needs and effect change
  • awards seed money to new and innovative initiatives for enriching Jewish life and for tikkun olam
  • furnishes funds for unanticipated and emergency needs
  • generates permanent funds to support the Federation agency family

The United Jewish Endowment Fund does not provide legal advice. Donors are encouraged to seek independent tax and legal counsel.