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Our Vision, Mission, and Values

Our Vision

To be meaningful to everyone in the Colorado Jewish community in some way.

Our Mission

To steward and strengthen Jewish community in Colorado, Israel and the world.

Our Values

Tzedakah (Charitable Giving), Clal Yisrael (All of Israel), Tikkun Olam (Repairing the World), Derech Eretz (Civility and the Consideration of Others), L’dor VaDor (From Generation to Generation)

Tactical Strategies

We enter into strategic alliances, deliver quality programs and make grants to other Jewish agencies in order to provide positive impact. We combine the strengths of a foundation, a programming entity and a fundraiser for difficult-to-fund communal needs in order to make Colorado a great place to live Jewishly.

Guiding Principles

To accomplish our mission we follow the guiding principles of SMECA:


We secure, steward, and share philanthropic and human resources.


We mobilize the community in times of need.


We engage the next generation in being Jewish.


We care for those who are vulnerable.


We support Israel and advocate for the Jewish world.