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The Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati


Last profile update: 01/11/2017
Last grant data update: 04/23/2018

At A Glance

The Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati

4555 Lake Forest Dr., Ste. 645

Cincinnati, OH United States 45242-3785

Telephone: (513) 214-1200


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Health conversion foundation






Established in 1995 in OH; created when the Jewish Hospital of Cincinnati's entry into the Health Alliance of Cincinnati produced assets in excess of what was required by each participating entity

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily in the following areas: 1) Unmet Basic Needs (coordinating with the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati and other local Jewish agencies to identify unique ways to help ensure that the basic needs of all Jews are met, including housing, food, medical, transportation, and jobs); 2) Jewish Education Opportunities (promoting excellence in all forms of Jewish education in Cincinnati by investing in institutional leadership, educators, institutions, materials, tools and programs); 3) Leadership Development (Enhancing all components of Jewish life by developing volunteer and professional Jewish communal leadership within organizations of all kinds); 4) Continuity of Jewish Involvement (facilitating system-wide integration of services and programs to enable lifelong involvement in Jewish life); and 5) Israel Connection (promoting meaningful connections with Israel in order to deepen Jewish identity and involvement in Jewish life) .