Federation-Agency Strategic Alliances: Creating Synergy Through Community Trusts
Publication Date: January 1993
Publisher(s): Jewish Communal Service Association of North America
Series: Journal of Jewish Communal Service, 70:1
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Partnerships; Communal Organization; Disability
Coverage: United States
The federation-agency relationship can be strengthened by engaging in creative joint ventures that use the resources of each partner to meet the needs of traditionally unserved constituencies in the Jewish community. One such venture is the UJA-Federation Community Trust for Disabled Adults, which combines financial care with a personal advocate and ombudsperson who ensure that the needs of the disabled individual are met by the involved UJA-federation agency and the Trust.