Welcome to the Jewish Federation of Greater Orange County
Since 1977, the Jewish Federation of Greater Orange County has been working to build a strong Jewish community that enriches people’s lives, helps those in need, and embraces all Jewish families. With member support, our recipient organizations in Orange County help thousands of people here at home and through the Jewish Federations of North America, aid Jewish communities at risk in Israel and around the world.
Federation office hours vary. If you call and get no answer, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
PLEASE NOTE EDWARD BERENSON IS 4PM VIA ZOOM.
Drop in to one class or come to them all!
Stop the Hate Challenge 2021
Theme: “Healing the Hate”
Prompt: The challenge of our past remains the challenge of our future
DEADLINE TO SUBMIT EXTENDED TO APRIL 19TH!
Contest is open to residents of Orange County, students in grades 7-12 currently attending public or private or being home schooled.
You may submit an essay with maximum word count 1,000 words for grades 7-9, and 1,500 words for grades 10-12. Also accepting Podcast, Song or PSA no longer than 5 minutes.
LIFE & LEGACY is a partnership of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation and the Jewish Federation of Greater Orange County that promotes after-lifetime giving to benefit the Orange County Jewish community. Through training, support and monetary incentives, LIFE & LEGACY motivates Jewish Organizations to integrate legacy giving into their philanthropic culture in order to assure Jewish tomorrows.
Jewish in OC Micro-Grants
The Jewish Federation of Greater Orange County is excited to announce our first ever round of Jewish in OC Micro-Grants!
Goals: The goal of this program is to bring out new ideas in the Orange County Jewish community which will bring the community together, connect people to the community, positively impact the community, and help the community learn and grow together.
Jewish Experience Scholarships
Need-based scholarships to Jewish families residing in Greater Orange County for Jewish educational programs and experiences including Religious School/Hebrew School at Federation-affiliated synagogues, youth group conventions including USY, NFTY, BBYO, Young Judea, and Hadassah, and other Jewish Experiences upon approval by the Scholarship Committee. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.