JCF Blog: Forward Thinking

Negev Success Stories

Ten years ago, when our Keren Ness Board began directing funds to the Negev, the vision of developing and maintaining communities through economic development included strengthening relationships with strategic partners who shared our vision of building up the region, such as the…

Annual Investors Meeting

By Daniel Staffenberg, JCF Executive Director

Since I came to Greater MetroWest NJ about 18 months ago, I’ve personally met with dozens of families about the funds they have entrusted to JCF either through a Donor Advised Fund, a Lester or LOJE commitment, a Charitable Gift Annuity, or a …

Want to avoid year-end craziness? JCF can help!

It’s the afternoon of December 21. It’s the busiest time of the year, but this year seems to be so much worse. You are feeling the pressure of family, holidays and finishing up year-end business. Jewish Community Foundation of Greater MetroWest NJ can help.

Help for Struggling Negev Farmers

As the director of Keren Ness, the Business Loan Fund managed by the Greater MetroWest Jewish Community Foundation, I am proud to report that last month we concluded the Special Ness Loan Fund for emergency assistance for the farmers of the Arava region in Israel’s Negev.

Grants Help our Community Grow

What do you get when you have donors who give undesignated endowments to the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater MetroWest NJ (JCF)? You get funds that allow JCF to meet emerging community needs in creative and innovative ways ̶ year after year.