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To support Canadian Jewish federations and communities by increasing our philanthropic capabilities, national and international influence, connection to Israel and each other and capacity for collective thought and action.


A dynamic national organization that partners with the Canadian Jewish Federations and communities to maximize our commitment to Israel and our collective impact on the local, national and global Jewish agenda.

Jewish Federations of Canada - UIA activities support:

Israel & Overseas

As steward for the philanthropic investments of Canadian Jewish Federations and donors in Israel, JFC-UIA assumes an important role in maintaining key partner relationships with the Jewish Agency for Israel and Keren Hayesod.  The organization oversees Canadian-funded programs and projects and ensures that there is active Canadian input and influence on matters of global Jewish concern.

Jewish Identity

Jewish Federations of Canada - UIA invests in programs that make Judaism and Israel inspiring and accessible to young Canadians across the country in the belief that a strong personal Jewish identity based on a deep connection to Israel is the foundation of a strong Jewish community.

Regional Communities

In regional communities across Canada, Jewish Federations of Canada - UIA is often a significant source for Jewish community experiences - educational and social - particularly for youth and young families.  Regional community services focus on five main areas:

  • Annual Campaign 
  • Planned Giving
  • Community Development
  • Youth Programming 
  • Campus Services 
  • Leadership Development

National Collective Responsibility

Jewish Federations of Canada - UIA supports organizations and programs that strengthen the national Jewish collective and enhance the greater Jewish community.