The Top 10 Jewish Charities
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The Top 10 Jewish Charities

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Following are the top 10 Jewish philanthropies, according to the Chronicle of Philanthropy’s listing of 400 largest charities:

United Jewish Communities

Rank this year: 7

Rank last year: not listed because it was founded in 1999

Private support: $524.3 million

UJA-Federation of Greater New York

Rank this year: 53

Rank last year: 43

Private support: $156.9 million

Jewish Communal Fund (related to UJA-Federation of Greater New York)

Rank this year: 61

Rank last year: 54

Private support: $145.7 million

Jewish Federation/Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago

Rank this year: 110

Rank last year: 91

Private support: $97.3 million

United Jewish Foundation and Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit

Rank this year: 151

Rank last year: 155

Private support: $77.1 million

Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America

Rank this year: 170

Rank last year: 132

Private support: $66.9 million

Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties

Rank this year: 175

Rank last year: 138

Private support: $65.3 million

Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia

Rank this year: 188

Rank last year: 242

Private support: $62.3 million

The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore

Rank this year: 223

Rank last year: 218

Private support: $52.2 million

Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles

Rank this year: 231

Rank last year: 236

Private support: $50.1 million


Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund