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Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit

As the major instrument of Jewish philanthropy and engagement in the Detroit area, the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit is a community-driven organization committed to taking care of the needs of the Jewish People and building a vibrant Jewish future, in Metropolitan Detroit, in Israel and around the world.


Keeping Our Community Safe: JFMD sees a significant need for wide-spread improvements given the recent escalation of hate, violence, and threats toward the Jewish community worldwide and in Michigan.Funding willsupport the implementation of a comprehensive five-year community safety plan that will benefit JFMD and its partner agencies as well as houses of worship and other Jewish organizations throughout Metro Detroit, inclusive of one-time security upgrades and ongoing costs for training and security personnel.

Jewish Community Bridge Fund to the Future: To fund increased need for basic need services, such as living expenses, medical cost, and scholarships to camp and schools.

Mr. Fisher Archives Website: This grant provides funding for the creation and maintenance of the Max M. Fisher Library at the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit building.

JLife: Funding will support the technical development and beta testing for JLIFE, a Jewish engagement platform that will act as a “digital neighborhood” through which users and organizations can better connect with each other and better meet the needs of their communities.