Welcome to the Tidewater Jewish Foundation


Honoring the values of tzedakah and tikkun olam, the Tidewater Jewish Foundation (TJF) is dedicated to creating permanent resources to meet the challenges and needs of the Jewish community. TJF educates individuals, families, and its affiliates on the rewards of philanthropy and facilitates the philanthropic process through planned giving and endowments.


About Us

Tidewater Jewish Foundation administers grants and distributions to serve the needs of the local Jewish community in Hampton Roads, the United States, Israel, and nations around the world. Donors who partner with us or our organizations and affiliates can achieve philanthropic goals and create a legacy for future generations.

Grants & Scholarships

TJF administers grants and funding opportunities to connect people with multiple resources supported by our generous network of programs and foundations. From education and travel to community growth and innovation, these programs enrich Jewish life and identity.

Partner with TJF

We are rising to meet the challenges and needs of the Jewish community, especially the individuals and families that come to our partners for direct help. Whether you invest in making an immediate impact or supporting future generations, your gift shows your commitment to Jews in Tidewater and around the world.




We have diverse resources available to you—whether you are a professional advisor looking for resources to help your clients, an individual or family seeking ways to make a lasting difference in the Jewish community, curious about what's happening nearby, or anything else, we are here to help!


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