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Where Your Dollars Go


In the 2013 campaign year, the Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte allocated $3,221,806* to local and overseas beneficiaries.

Overseas organizations received approximately 30% or the allocatable dollars. These funds were distributed to the Jewish Agency for Israel and the Joint Distribution Committee, which provide day-to-day assistance and programs that enhance the quality of life of Jews living outside the U.S.  Our overseas allocation also funded our Federation's participation in the Partnership 2Gether program. *Total amount net of campaign shrinkage and reserves

About 70% of allocatable funds were distributed to local and state agencies and programs.  These included the following:

For more information about these agencies, please click on the above links.


The Jewish Federation’s Community Impact and Innovation Fund grants are intended to inspire individuals, organizations, synagogues, and agencies to provide innovative and impactful engagement opportunities for the greater Charlotte Jewish community.

Ballantyne Jewish Center: Provide two weeks of Jewish summer camp to children in the Ballantyne area.

Charlotte Torah Center: Fund enhanced programmming and transition to larger facilities.

Consolidated High School of Jewish Studies: Expand the Hebrew for Credit program providing Hebrew High students foreign language credit at their public & private high schools.

Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning: Support a part-time Melton Director to insure the long-term growth and continuity of this impactful Jewish literary curriculum.

Friendship Circle/ZAB’S Place: Provide workplace training and experience for Jewish young adults with special needs.

Hadassah/Celebrate the Ta Ta’s: Provide free mammograms to women who are underinsured or uninsured.

Hebrew Cemetery/Indigent Funeral Fund: Establish a Community Indigent Funeral Fund to assist in purchasing essential burial services for indigent individuals.

Jewish Family Services: Support the hiring of a part-time social worker to serve the Lake Norman Jewish community.

Moishe House: Provide meaningful Jewish experiences for young adults in their 20’s as they create a vibrant home-based Jewish community.

NC Hillel: Support the hiring of a part-time staff person to serve Jewish college and university students in the Charlotte area.

PJ Library: Strengthen the identities of Jewish families and their relationships to the Jewish community by offering free, high quality Jewish books and music to families raising Jewish children ages six months through eight years.

Temple Beth El Religious School/Computer Lab: Purchase tablets to enhance accessibility to the most current and relevant Jewish and Hebrew educational tools and apps.