How your donations to Combined Jewish Appeal help

Total allocation for 2012-2013

Local – $24.3 million
Local allocations strengthen the Jewish community of Montreal, care for people in need and promote Jewish identity through our network of agencies and organizations.

Israel - $6.5 million
Allocations through Jewish Federations of Canada – UIA (JFC-UIA) to Israel and overseas address, with our partners abroad, social issues including youth, education, social welfare, capacity building and people-to-people connections.

National - $1.9 million
Montreal’s share of national collective responsibility through JFC-UIA provides support for advocacy, small communities, immigrants and youth across the country.

* 2011 Combined Jewish Appeal gross proceeds and other sources of funds less allowance for doubtful pledges and campaign expenses of 9.0%. Not including designated gifts.

Jewish Identity

To ensure a vibrant Jewish community in the future, it is essential to support Jewish education and provide programs that build Jewish identity today. Federation CJA is investing $8.7 million in response to this communal priority which includes $3 million to provide tuition assistance to families who could not otherwise afford a Jewish education for their children.

* Excludes flow through from CSUQ to YM-YWHA
**Includes flow through to YM-YWHA from CSUQ

Social Services

At the heart of Jewish values is the responsibility to care for those in need. To that end, Federation CJA is allocating more than $7 million to social services for 2012-2013 which includes $2 million for direct poverty relief.

BIEC: Bronfman Israel Experience Centre
BJEC: Bronfman Jewish Education Centre
CBB: Camp B’nai Brith
CJCS: Cummings Jewish Centre for Seniors
CJN: Canadian Jewish News
CSUQ: Communauté sépharade unifiée du Québec
JPL: Jewish Public Library
MHMC: Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
TAA: Tuition Assistance Allocation

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