Mission: Enhancing the realization of the religious and ethical principals and aspirations of judaism. The organization's programs foster jewish learning and jewish life.
Programs: The pj library (pj for pajamas), in partnership with local communities provides families with high-quality children's books, music, and other resources that foster jewish learning and create a gateway for deeper engagement in jewish life. Pj library serves 140,000 families in 193 communities in the us and canada.
the jcamp180 provides mentoring services and challenge grants to nonprofit jewish overnight camps and other organizations. Jcamp180 focuses on strategic planning, leadership development, fundraising, and overall capacity building.
life & legacy assists communities across north america, through partnerships with jewish federations and foundations, to promote after-lifetime giving to build endowments that will provide financial stability to jewish day schools, synagogues, social service organizations, and other jewish entities. Through training, support and monetary incentives, this partnership program motivates jewish organizations to secure legacy gifts, steward donors, and integrate legacy giving into the philanthropic culture of the jewish community. This was formerly reported as part of the hgf awards program.