2013 BENEFICIARY AGENCIES
In the 2012 campaign year, the Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte allocated $3,221,410*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
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.
2013 IMPACT FUND GRANTEES
The Jewish Federation’s Community Impact 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 residents of the Sun City community Jewish programming to foster a deeper sense of pride and appreciation of their Jewish heritage.
The Butterfly Project: Create videotapes of stories of local Holocaust survivors to use in the Butterfly Project workshops, and provide enhanced volunteer training.
Charlotte Jewish Film Festival: Develop a mobile app to engage and attract young audiences.
Consolidated High School of Jewish Studies: Expand a Hebrew class providing Hebrew High students foreign language credit at their public & private high schools.
Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning: Support the hiring of a part-time Melton Director to insure the long-term growth and continuity of this impactful Jewish literary curriculum.
JAFI/JFGC - Israel at 65: Create a full year of Israel engagement programming for the Charlotte community in celebration of Israel at 65.
Jewish Educational Loan Fund: Provide interest-free loans to Charlotte area college students.
Moishe House: Provide meaningful Jewish experiences for young adults in Charlotte by supporting leaders in their 20’s as they create a vibrant home-based Jewish community.
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.
Shalom Park Freedom School: Provide year-round programming to further support the 6-week summer enrichment program for economically disadvantaged children.
Temple Kol Ami: Fund a Scholar-in-Residence weekend to increase the knowledge of and connection to Jewish teachings, principles and traditions for the York County Jewish community.
Viva Klezmer: Educate grade school students about Jewish culture and diversity through music.