Our Shared Impact

At Federation, we identify, evaluate and address these priorities with unparalleled commitment, passion and sensitivity. We take seriously our responsibility to ensure that needs are met to create a stronger, more vibrant Jewish community and to foster and strengthen our connection with Jews in Israel and around the world.

Jewish Education

Jewish Education

Our Jewish future begins with accessible and affordable education. It continues with engaged, passionate leaders. See how your investment in Jewish education for all ages and abilities advances our collective community.

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Vulnerable Populations

Vulnerable Populations

The foundation of a community lies in how it cares for its most vulnerable. In Greater Washington, we compassionately address the immediate and long-term needs of those who may not be able to advocate or provide for themselves.

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Israel and Overseas

Israel and Overseas

Connect with Israel and Jewish communities overseas and learn just how far your impact can reach.

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Emergency Response

Emergency Response

Our enduring commitment to tikkun olam (repairing the world) and gemilut chasadim (acts of loving-kindness) implores us to swiftly meet the needs of those in crisis, wherever they may be. Learn how together, we are transforming – and saving – lives around the world.

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Inclusive Community

Inclusive Community

Our community is built on the diverse voices of every individual. Explore how Federation’s commitment to inclusion emphasizes every community member’s unique value, dignity and capabilities.

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Jewish Identity

Jewish Identity

Whether your Jewish journey began years ago or yesterday, discover how Federation can empower you to deepen your connection to Jewish community, values, culture and tradition.

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News & Updates

Responding to the Crisis in Israel

Friends, As the unprecedented, sustained attacks by Hamas continue on Israeli citizens, Federation unequivocally supports Israel’s right to defend itself. We are working closely with our global partners to ensure that those impacted by this violence receive urgent, critical help. We mourn the lives lost, and pray for the swift recovery of the wounded and Read more

Weekly Reflection: An Opportunity to Make a Difference

Friends, Jews around the world will soon celebrate the holiday of Shavuot. In addition to welcoming the spring harvest, Shavuot commemorates a seminal event in Jewish religious memory. It is said that seven weeks after the exodus from Egypt, the Israelites—including all future generations—stood together at Mount Sinai to receive the Torah and enter into

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Weekly Reflection: Building Blocks of Community

We are heartbroken by the tragic loss of life during last night’s Lag B’Omer celebration in northern Israel. Our thoughts are with the many families who lost loved ones. May they be comforted among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem. Friends, While our hearts are in Israel this morning, I am writing to you with

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Weekly Reflection: The Continuous Pursuit of Justice

Friends, Many Jews cite the mandate to pursue justice as one of Judaism’s most inspiring teachings and a value that defines their connection to Jewish life. The idea that we are called upon to work alongside God to repair the fractures we see in the world is as empowering as it is humbling. We are meant

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Ways to Give

6 critical areas of need.
52 partner agencies.
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Join us in making a measurable impact
with immeasurable heart.

Sponsorship

Sponsorship

Reach influential, connected and engaged community members looking to support companies who care. Make an impact today.

Directed Giving

Directed Giving

A direct gift will support the programs and partners most meaningful to you. Give to your passion.

Planned Giving

Planned Giving

Ensure that the programs you care about most remain vibrant and strong for generations to come.  Leave your legacy.

Emergency Campaigns

Emergency Campaigns

In times of crisis, respond to the critical needs of individuals and communities facing hardship. Be there for those in need.

Upcoming Events

in the Greater Washington Area

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Road to Independence Resource Fair, Session 4: Living Independently Without Government Benefits

What do you do if you don’t qualify for state or federal services as a person with a disability? Where can you turn for help with budgeting, daily living, cooking, or getting to work? Hear from experts and young adults with disabilities who are making a success of living on their own. Presenters: Noah Murphy, Founder Learn more
Banner Reads: Federation's Women's Philanthropy Transitions Reboot

Transitions Reboot

After a year unlike any other, let’s reboot together!  So much has changed this past year. What will the transition to a post-COVID life look like? What have we learned from this past year? What changes do we want for ourselves and the Jewish community?

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