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Posted August 5, 2018.
Each year The Jewish Education Project offers Microgrants to support organizations moving innovative ideas from thought to action. We offer up to $2,500 in grants to awardees and have distributed funds to over 50 organizations.
What kind of educational experiences?
These grants help ignite ideas and turn them into reality, and often make a substantial impact on the institution. Please read through the rest of this page before applying:
Our 2018-2019 microgrants seek to support Thriving in Jewish Education: We are looking for innovative educational experiences in the following areas*:
- Leadership: fostering and acquiring skills that strengthen team building and change management
- Well-being: promoting a stronger sense of self: programs supporting well-being, mindfulness, grit, resilience, mental health
- Spirituality: supporting innovations to develop capacity to grapple with and express spiritual journeys, spirituality, mindfulness, and innovation to learn about and positively change Shabbat and Jewish holiday experiences
- Israel education: fostering a positive relationship to the land, people and State of Israel
- Family engagement: with particular interest in (but not limited to) family engagement in post b’nai mitzvah years
*Special note: If working with t(w)een population please align your education experiences with the Gen Now outcomes
GRANT APPLICATIONS ARE DUE IN FULL BY 12 PM ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2018
We offer up to $2,500 in microgrants. Last year we awarded funds to 38% of the applications received.
- Your organization must have 501(c) 3 status
- Your organization must work within our catchment area of New York City, Long Island, and Westchester County
- Your experience(s) must target families and/or learners within the range of birth to high school
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