What we do

JCNCF serves as the umbrella organization for the varied Jewish communities of Gainesville, Ocala, and surrounding areas. We focus on fundraising and local programs.

Fundraising and local programs

  • Overseas giving to help Jews in Israel and around the world
  • Local grants for Jewish community organizations
  • Mitzvah Day, Yom Ha'Shoah Holocaust Remembrance, Israel Independence Day, Jewish Film Festival. Click here to view our upcoming events!
  • Shalom Baby, PJ Library, and programs for seniors
  • The Chronicle newsletter

Mission Statement

"The mission of the Jewish Council of North Central Florida (JCNCF) is to undertake philanthropic, cultural, and educational activities that enhance the Jewish community locally, regionally, and worldwide."

The Jewish Council of North Central Florida

JCNCF is a Member of the Network of Independent 

Communities of the Jewish Federation of North America.