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What do you care about? Poverty? hunger? Jewish identity? Israel?  Whatever it is, chances are the Jewish Federation has a program that will help you make the world a better place.


Whether caring for those in need, rescuing those in danger or inspiring Jewish life and learning, your Jewish Federation is at the heart of the Jewish Community.  Today, your philanthropy to the Jewish Federation funds 77 programs and services in Nashville, Israel and around the world.  


For more information, contact Adam Bronstone at 615.356.3242, ext. 1687, or






Adam Bronstone

Director of Planning and Israel Partnerships

615.356.3242, ext. 1687

Overseas Grants

Who will help today?

When you give to Federation, you help the world over.
Donate. Volunteer. Make a difference.

percent annual campaign funds

are supporting Israel and Jewish communities in 70 Countries around the world

Annual Campaign
  • Building a Local Connection to Israel and Overseas

    In the three years since the creation of the Young Adult Mission Trip program over twenty selected young leaders have travelled to Israel, Moldova, and Cuba. Upon their return they serve as leaders in all areas of Federation.

Local Grants

% of Annual Funds raised go to

Programs and services that impact our local community every day as we serve Jewish needs

Annual Campaign



  • Helping with Personal and Family Needs

    There is an amazing ripple effect that happens when people get the support they need to improve their lives. Locally more people than ever before are turning to Federation for help with emergency financial assistance, scholarship requests for schools and Jewish summer camp, food to feed their families, and counseling services.

An amazing ripple effect occurs when people get support to improve their lives.

  • Caring for the Elderly

    Every donation you make and every hour you volunteer changes lives for the better. It feeds the old Jewish man in Warsaw who has not left his apartment in 16 years. It provides programming and services for seniors in Nashville at the Gordon Jewish Community Center and local synagogues. It provides transportation for Seniors who are no longer able to drive. He allows the elderly to live in dignity and strength.

Additional Local Service Areas

Educating Ourselves and Our Children

include Jewish educational opportunities in Nashville and nationwide. These include local Congregational grants, global Jewish education through Pardes, community-wide High school programs, Scholarships for children to have immersive Jewish learning experiences and rabbinic leadership schools.

Next Generation and Teen Leadership Opportunities

A major funding priority of our community is to invest in the next generation of Jewish leadership. These grants focus on the post Baby Boom generations. Those impacted by these grants include families with young children, teenagers, college Students and Young Jewish professionals.

Community Growth and Development

The grants serve the purpose of shoring up our community campus that houses 4 out of the 5 major beneficiary agencies of the Nashville Jewish community as well as focuses on New Initiatives that serves to grow and strengthen the Nashville Jewish Community.