JCF Blog: Forward Thinking

JWF: Hands on Philanthropy in Action

By Susan Friedman, Director, Jewish Women’s Foundation

"I can promise you that women working and giving together — linked, informed and educated — can bring peace and prosperity to this forsaken planet." — Isabel Allende

Seven years ago a small group of smart, charitable women came…

Care Transitions Program Continues the Grotta Legacy

At 80, Anna lives with her husband and son in Elizabeth. She suffers from atrial fibrillation (A-fib), diabetes, hypertension, and coronary artery disease. The Grotta Fund for Senior Care (Grotta), an advisory council at the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Metro West (JCF), is…

What will Greater MetroWest look like in 100 years?

When Judah Maccabee led his brothers in battle to save the Jewish people, he was fighting for a strong Jewish future. But only in his wildest dreams could he have imagined that centuries later we’d be singing songs about him.

We’re Making an Impact

When two objects strike against each other, the impact can create something new and beautiful. With strategic, impactful philanthropy, your donations can literally change people’s lives.

Why I came to Greater MetroWest

JCF is unique in a very important way. We are the JEWISH Community Foundation, and that one simple word, JEWISH, gives greater responsibility, muscle, vision, and weight to our work with donors, families, agencies and our partners throughout the community.