Cincinnati is unique. You know that.
Did you know that per capita, our Jewish Federation has more volunteers who decide where to allocate money than any other Federation in the country? On average each year an impressive one hundred volunteers spread across the community to analyze how to most wisely and effectively use your dollars.   
That means we are community-driven. We are built from, and for, the community. The dialogue and accountability built into how we work create community-wide goals and ultimately the best, community-driven decisions.

So as you think about giving to the 2018 campaign, knowing that we are Charity Navigator-accredited, know also that your money will be carefully allocated to align with our values:

  • you will help the most vulnerable
  • you will energize Jewish life
  • you will strengthen agencies and congregations
  • you will nurture connections with Israel, and 
  • you will protect Jewish lives here and abroad

We are living in a time where it seems like people are feeling more and more divided. This campaign and the work we do at Federation can bring people together for common goals.
We believe strongly in our Community Campaign. Join us; together, we can do almost anything.


- Debbie Brant, 2018 Community Campaign Cochair
- Gary Greenberg, 2018 Community Campaign Cochair


The Jewish Federation of Cincinnati has received a 4-star rating of "exceptional,"​ the highest possible, from Charity Navigator for the eighth year in a row.

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