Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Mercer

About Us

The Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Mercer serves as a local resource, helping individuals and families to direct their charitable giving and guiding Jewish institutions on the importance of legacy giving and the growth of endowments.

Our Mission

We guide philanthropic resources to ensure the strength of the Jewish and broader communities.  We accomplish this by working directly with our partners to build trust, understanding their goals and identify opportunities to deepen their impact.


philanthropy for the benefit of the Jewish and broader communities

donors and partners in the communities with honesty, integrity and transparency

donors achieve their philanthropic goals

Foundation History

Our history dates back to 1845, and we’ve filled Jewish needs along the way.

Why Choose Us?

The Jewish Community Foundation has helped hundreds of donors to create a Jewish legacy through charitable giving. Here’s why they are partnering with us.

Experience & Expertise

Established in 1963, we are the oldest community foundation in Princeton. With years of nonprofit management and philanthropic advisor experience, we guide you in how to give purposefully and meaningfully.


Efficient process and no administrative hassle...


We use the latest technology to provide you with innovative tools that simplify the donation process.

Ways We Support You

Grant-making services, consulting and technical assistance, financial management and administration, educational programs.