Greater Miami Jewish Federation

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Greater Miami Jewish Federation?

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation is a nonprofit organization that raises funds to support a lifeline of social services for Jews in need. Partnering with a network of local, national and overseas agencies – including Jewish day schools and synagogues – Federation works to provide basic food and home care, vocational training and educational scholarships, and much more. Real people depend on this safety net of services every day.

The Federation’s Mission is to mobilize human and financial resources to care for those in need, strengthen Jewish life and advance the unity, values and shared purpose of the Jewish people in Miami, in Israel and around the world.

Where do the dollars go?

The Annual Greater Miami Jewish Federation/UJA Campaign funds a vital network of programs and services to help Jews in need in Miami, in Israel and in more than 70 other countries around the world. Download our brochure to view a complete list of current allocations and to learn about the rising costs of serving those in need.

Is there an extra processing fee involved with my personal fundraising page?

No. And you can be assured that your fundraising dollars are used responsibly. In fact, The Greater Miami Jewish Federation is one of our community’s most effective fundraising organizations and holds an exceptional four-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent evaluator of charities.

How else can I help?

There are many ways to get involved! Invite your friends to support your efforts through our “Tell a Friend” feature. Attend a fundraising event or host a small gathering at your home to talk about Jewish needs with family and friends. (Click here to view the Community Calendar or call our Campaign Department at 786.866.8425.) Donate goods or volunteer your time. (Click here to contact the Jewish Volunteer Center of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, or call 786-866-8680.)

Charity Navigator: 4 Stars