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Jerusalem Unity Prize in Memory of Eyal, Gilad and Naftali

Grants to USA and International Organizations
and Individuals for Jewish Unity Projects

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Families of Eyal Yifrah, Gil-ad Shaar, and Naftali Fraenkel, Mayor of Jerusalem Nir Barkat, Gesher

Deadline Date:

02/10/15

Description:

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Awards to USA and international organizations and individuals who have made a continuous or innovative contribution toward increasing mutual understanding and sensitivity among sectors and between people of different backgrounds or to original social projects that promote the spirit of unity among the Jewish people in an extraordinary way.

The initiatives presented by applicants should be critical both in times of crisis and in daily life, as well as relevant over extended periods of time and for large segments of the population within Jewish and Israeli society.

There are three prize categories:

- The individuals or organizations award will be presented to individuals, entities or organizations who prove that they have worked in an exemplary manner to advance Jewish unity over an extended period of time.

- The social initiatives prize will be presented to individual visionaries or groups of visionaries who have advanced social programs that challenge the problem of dis-unity within the greater Jewish community and shall constitute a dedicated grant, to be used toward the implementation or expansion of the project awarded.

- The Israel and the Diaspora award will be presented to individuals or groups who have successfully advanced programs that better unite the Diaspora with the land and people of Israel.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 150570

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to NIS 100,000 per category.

Term of Contract:

Prizes will be awarded on June 3, 2015.

Eligibility:

Pre-Application Information:

Applications must be submitted online.

The application form for individuals is at http://unityprize.org/en/prize/form1.

The application form for organizations is at http://unityprize.org/en/prize/form2.

The application form for social initiative projects is at http://unityprize.org/en/prize/form3.

In all prize categories, applicants are permitted to submit themselves for consideration. Applications from a third party that nominate prize candidates will also be accepted. On your application, please indicate the specific category you would like to be considered for: individual/organization, social initiative or Israel and the Diaspora.

In addition to the requested forms, applicants may attach any additional materials that serve as proof of their merit. These materials should be scanned and submitted with your application. Please do not submit any original, as they will not be returned. All details and materials must be submitted in either English or Hebrew.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Shira Zik
unityprize@gesher.co.il
646-465-9301

The Gesher Foundation USA
332 Bleecker Street, Suite 444
New York, NY 10014

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