Foundation / Corporation
Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP)
04/11/19 5:00 PM
Grants of up to $5,000 to Metrowest region, Massachusetts nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that enhance the vibrancy and richness of the Jewish community. Priority will be given to programs which foster unity in the community, promote outreach, build leadership, and create partnerships among organizations.
The Metrowest Jewish Community Fund supports programs and organizations that:
- Foster a sense of unity and connection in the Metrowest Jewish community
- Create collaborative partnerships among organizations to meet the needs of a geographically dispersed community
- Promote outreach efforts to engage those who are unaffiliated with the Jewish community
- Build new leadership
- Serve the following communities: Ashland, Bellingham, Dover, Framingham, Franklin, Holliston, Hopkinton, Hudson, Marlborough, Maynard, Medfield, Medway, Milford, Millis, Natick, Norfolk, Sherborn, Southborough, Stow, Sudbury, and Wayland
Priority consideration will be given to grant applications that:
- Are new and innovative
- Have not been previously funded from this source
- Have the potential for community-wide impact
- Demonstrate collaboration among organizations
- Have a reasonable plan to become self-sustaining over time
GrantWatch ID#: 171307
Grants are typically funded for no more than $5,000, unique projects with the potential for significant impact may be considered for funding up to $7,500.
Non-profit organizations serving the unique needs of the Metrowest Jewish community may apply for a grant from the Metrowest Jewish Community Fund (MJCF).
All applicants must have 501(c)3 status or have arranged for a fiscal agent such status. If you need assistance finding a fiscal agent, please contact Jodi Jarvis.
The MJCF Grant Committee welcomes applications from both new and existing organizations.
All grants must demonstrate consideration for accessibility and participation for individuals with disabilities.
MJCF funds are not intended for programs that would normally be funded by organizations within their annual budgets or for capital expenses.
There will be an optional meeting for prospective applicants on Monday, March 11, 2019 to share grant proposal ideas and answer questions about completing the new online application. The meeting will be held from 7 – 8 pm at Jewish Family Service of Metrowest, 475 Franklin St. Framingham.
Please email Jodi Jarvis if you plan to attend this meeting, or have questions before March 11 in order to get started on your application.
- February 11, 2019 – NEW online grant application process opens
- March 11, 2019 – OPTIONAL prospective grant application informational meeting
- April 11, 2019 – Grant applications due through online application process
- June/July 2019 – Grant notification decisions and payment schedules to applicants
- September 2019 – Grant recipients to provide program schedule
- December 2019 – Mid-grant report due (provided with Grant notification)
- February 2020 – Grant check-in (phone call, meeting and/or written request)
- May 2020 - Final grant report due to MJCF Grant committee
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Online Application Portal: https://cjp.spectrumportal.net/Accounts/Logon/Application/ProposalApplicants/0/2
Combined Jewish Philanthropies
Kraft Family Building
126 High Street
Boston, MA 02110-2700
USA: Massachusetts: The following communities in the Metrowest area: Ashland, Bellingham, Dover, Framingham, Franklin, Holliston, Hopkinton, Hudson, Marlborough, Maynard, Medfield, Medway, Milford, Millis, Natick, Norfolk, Sherborn, Southborough, Stow, Sudbury, and Wayland