News & Events

The Andikan Sickle-Cell Victory Foundation0

The Andikan Sickle-Cell Victory Foundation fund was established at the Jewish Community Foundation by Moses and Joyce Akpan to honor their son, Andikan, who passed away from Sickle Cell he was 21 years old.
Leon and Pauline Blitzer

Leon & Pauline Blitzer0

The Blitzer family honors their dedication to science and the Jewish community in tangible ways at the University of Arizona and Congregation Anshei Israel.

Nanci Levy emphasizes the Jewish in Handmaker Jewish Services for the Aging0

With a JCF grant, Handmaker creates a position to increase the Jewish engagement of their residents.

Dr. Sam Goldfein believed in giving everyone a chance.0

The fund established in his name gives financial assistance to a UA College of Medicine student who exhibits the qualities that Dr. Goldfein exemplified.

“Nobody Wants to be Homeless”0

Youth on Their Own is a dropout prevention program that supports the high school graduation and continued success of youth who are homeless through no fault of their own.
James A. Whitehill

James A. Whitehill Elected President of the JCF Board of Trustees0

Board member Goggy Davidowitz is a newly elected Vice President and new Board members include Caron Mitchell, Stephen Rodgveller and James Shiner.

Attorneys & CPAs: Register Now for 2017 Summer Series0

Presenting new, timely information, continuing education credits, and networking through this annual series beginning July 12th.
Bertie Levkowitz

Helping Children Today Build Tomorrow’s Jewish Community0

Bertie Levkowitz's greatest philanthropic passion has and continues to be Tucson Hebrew Academy whose board she currently chairs.

Honoring Their Children by Helping the Community0

Award established by Robyn Kessler & Jeff Timan and Martha & Bill Sampson recognizes THA faculty who go above and beyond expectations and demonstrate exceptional merit in teaching and inspiring students.
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$328,335 Awarded to 20 Organizations0

JCF focused 2016 Community Grants Program funding in 3 areas: Local Jewish; Local General; and Israel & Global Jewry. New this year: Synagogue Mini-Grants to aid smaller projects. JCF partners with JFSA for Jewish grant making.