The Jewish Foundation for Aging Communities
The Foundation for
Jewish Philanthropies and the Harry and Jeanette
Weinberg Campus have entered into a partnership to
create and operate the Jewish Foundation for Aging Communities. This special foundation was
established out of the realization that our
community is not expanding, yet our aging problem is
getting larger and more complex. This initiative
seeks to enhance our understanding of this major
community issue and develop creative ways to respond
through the coordination of services, public
education and advocacy.
The mission of the
Jewish Foundation for Aging Communities is to
prepare for and respond to an aging
community. Through work with our community partners
we identify and address the issues of aging and seek
to improve the access to services and the quality of
life of our elderly. Through the establishment and
support of the following special funds, we will
respond to diversified needs of aging in our
Fund to meet the needs of the poor for
housing, medical care and
The Essential Programs Fund to support
priority projects and services for the elderly.
The Corporate Partners Fund to provide
opportunities to leverage our experience and
insight in services to the elderly to develop
improved systems in areas of special interest to
The Education Fund
to offer community education programs to
enhance our understanding
of the issues of aging.
The Aging Research Fund to conduct
specialized research to investigate and expand our
knowledge related to aging.
The Unmet Needs Fund to provide seed money
for projects which cannot be funded within
the existing budgets of our service providers.
The Facilities Fund to provide for the
continuous upgrade and improvement of our
community facilities for the housing and care of
For additional information about the Jewish
Foundation for Aging Communities,
please call Peter Fleischmann at (716) 822-1166.