To foster and encourage opportunities that will lead to amplified philanthropy and engagement for federations and communities through inspired national initiatives and a commitment to ensuring Jewish Canada’s top community interests are promoted on the national and world stage.
A forward looking national and international organization that is the valued face and voice of Jewish Canada, dedicated to maximizing local impact through a national system of services and resources.
As steward for the philanthropic investments of Canadian Jewish Federations and donors in Israel, JFC-UIA assumes an important role in maintaining key partner relationships with the Jewish Agency for Israel and Keren Hayesod. The organization oversees Canadian-funded programs and projects and ensures that there is active Canadian input and influence on matters of global Jewish concern.
Jewish Federations of Canada - UIA invests in programs that make Judaism and Israel inspiring and accessible to young Canadians across the country in the belief that a strong personal Jewish identity based on a deep connection to Israel is the foundation of a strong Jewish community.
In regional communities across Canada, Jewish Federations of Canada - UIA is often a significant source for Jewish community experiences - educational and social - particularly for youth and young families. Regional community services focus on five main areas:
Jewish Federations of Canada - UIA supports organizations and programs that strengthen the national Jewish collective and enhance the greater Jewish community.