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Jewish Community Foundation Grants

Grants to Southern New Jersey Nonprofits, Agencies,
Jewish Schools, and Synagogues for Education and Culture

GrantWatch ID#: 161703
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey - Jewish Community Foundation



Grants of up to $3,600 to Southern New Jersey nonprofits, synagogues, and Jewish day schools for education, health, social needs, and culture. A conference will be held September 7. Preference will go to programs that mainly benefit the local Jewish community. Priority will go to new and creative programs in the areas of Jewish education for all ages; Jewish leadership development; programs and initiatives focused on a particular segment group; community-wide cultural and arts programs for an extended period; and Inter-generational programs.

Available Funding Programs:

1) The Fannie and Meyer Adleman Family Endowment Fund
Grant proposals from this fund should focus on new programs and activities that provide seniors with better health and well-being.

2) The Bush Refrigeration Endowment Fund
Grant proposals from this fund should focus on programs and services that meet either of two priorities:
- To enhance the lives of children in Camden City, with special consideration for those that benefit children from the City of Camden, NJ
- To enhance Jewish life in Camden County

3) The William Lipkin Endowment Fund
Grant proposals from this fund should focus on new programs and activities that provide seniors with better health and well-being or for children in need.

4) Larry Lerner Memorial Endowment Fund
Grant proposals from this fund should focus on assisting youth, with an emphasis on substance abuse prevention.

5) Glenn Cohen Music Award
Grant proposals will be used to engage, educate, develop or enhance current or proposed musical or instrumental programs for children or young adults up to 18 years old. Funding may be applied to activities such, as but not limited to, the following:
- Recreational, instructional or programmatic musical events or education
- Purchasing or leasing musical instruments for individual students or associated with an eligible non-profit organization
- Professional training for staff associated with musical programs such as music teachers or other educators that wish to develop or enhance a music program
- Scholarship assistance for those individuals who may wish to attend a program, camp or other activity that requires financial assistance
- Conductors or musical leaders to grow, develop or enhance musical performances including plays or choirs for local area children
- Lectures, authors or noteworthy musicians that will inspire students about the joys of music in their lives.

This Fund will provide grants for programs and activities related to music appreciation, performances or the development of music instructional programs at any of the local Federation agencies, synagogues in the Tri-county area or the Jewish Day Schools or secular 501(c)(3) organizations.

Up to $3,600.

Recipients have until the end of the next fiscal year (September 30) to spend the funds awarded from the JCF.

Eligible organizations: nonprofit organizations serving the Southern New Jersey community, including Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey agencies, synagogues, Jewish day schools, and secular nonprofits.

Each program is eligible to receive funding over the course of up to three cycles (usually once per year for three years), with a new application required for each cycle.

The Foundation invites representatives from organizations who are planning to apply to the JCF's Grants Cycle to take part in an optional Grants Workshop for tips, guidelines, and Q & A.

The workshop will take place Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016, at 9:00 AM, at the back of the Lahn Social Hall. Email or call to reserve a spot (see contact info).

The workshops are intended for any prospective applicant to learn more about the process and discuss any questions you may have about your grant proposal.

Applications may be submitted via email or mail (see contact info).

Grants are not intended to supplement or duplicate existing funding or ongoing operating budgets of an organization or programs and services presently in existence.

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

Amy Deren Milgrim, Executive Director
Phone: 856-673-2541

If you have any questions, concerns, or feedback using the application document, please contact:
Mike Staff
Phone: 856-673-2528

Send completed applications to:
Jewish Community Foundation, Inc. Grants Committee
1301 Springdale Road, Suite 200
Cherry Hill, NJ 08003


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