Jewish American Heritage Month Give Guide 2024

Jewish American Heritage Month Give Guide 2024

This give guide has been curated by Jewish staff members at SFF.  The organizations were chosen through the lens of SFF’s commitment to racial justice and economic inclusion as well as to amplifying smaller organizations with less access to philanthropic dollars. For additional or customized recommendations, please contact your personal Philanthropic Advisor or donorservices@sff.org.


Economic Justice
Hebrew Free Loan

Hebrew Free Loan provides interest-free loans to help individuals in Northern California overcome financial challenges and pursue life dreams.

Donor Center Specifics: 
Grantee: Hebrew Free Loan Association of San Francisco
Short purpose: For general operating support.


Jewish Vocational Service

Jewish Vocational Service works to close opportunity gaps in employment by supporting jobseekers with the skills and confidence to secure quality careers with family-sustaining wages.

Donor Center Specifics: 
Grantee: Jewish Vocational Service
Short purpose: For general operating support.


Environment
Urban Adamah

Urban Adamah is an educational farm and community center in West Berkeley that integrates the practices of Jewish tradition, mindfulness, sustainable agriculture and social action to build loving, just and sustainable communities.  

Donor Center Specifics: 
Grantee: Urban Adamah
Short purpose: For general operating support.


Movement Building for Social Justice
Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice

Bend the Arc is a movement of tens of thousands of progressive Jews across America who are working together to achieve our vision: to transform our country to be inclusive, equitable, and supportive of the dignity of every person across race, class, gender and faith.

Donor Center Specifics: 
Grantee: Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice
Short purpose: For general support of your work in the Bay Area.


Jewish Youth for Community Action (JYCA)

Jewish Youth for Community Action (JYCA) is a youth-led organization that empowers Jewish youth to take action for social justice through innovative leadership development, community organizing, and socio-political education.

Donor Center Specifics: 
Grantee: Jewish Youth for Community Action
Fiscal Sponsor: Community Initiatives
Short purpose: For general operating support of Jewish Youth for Community Action.


Multiracial Solidarity
Diaspora Alliance Fund at The Tides Foundation

Diaspora Alliance is a new, Bay Area-based organization dedicated to promoting the values of multiracial democracy through solidarity and coalition-building with diasporic and minority communities facing overlapping threats. They are committed to explaining and opposing antisemitism and linking with other groups confronting racism, authoritarianism and ethnonationalism.

Donor Center Specifics: 
Grantee: The Tides Foundation
Short purpose: For the Diaspora Alliance Fund.


Jews of Color Initiative (JOCI)

Jews of Color Initiative (JOCI) founded in the Bay Area, JOCI works to build a truly multiracial, anti-racist Jewish community in which Jews of Color can experience joy and reach their full potential and belonging as leaders and community members.

Donor Center Specifics: 
Grantee: Jews of Color Initiative
Short purpose: For general operating support.