Foundation / Corporation
Jewish Helping Hands (JHH)
Grants of up to $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International organizations and individuals for a wide range of economic development and social empowerment projects. Applicants must submit a preliminary form prior to submitting a full proposal. The funding source is especially focused on projects in East Africa, Central America, North America, Israel, and any impoverished Jewish communities.
Jewish Helping Hands launched its Tikkun Olam Grant program in 2012 to advance its goal of inspiring and supporting tzedakah, justice, and righteousness, throughout the world. The goal is to help vulnerable populations in the United States and abroad through a variety of programs focused on economic development and social empowerment, with a particular focus on those demographics that have been overlooked and/or marginalized.
In cooperation with local communities, JHH supports programs that are sustainable and scalable through financial and hands-on support. The objective is to promote organizations and projects that will make a tangible and lasting difference in the lives of the populations they serve.
JHH values programs and projects that aim to bring about positive change for groups of all backgrounds and religious affiliations. JHH will consider making grants to individuals or organizations that show clear promise to achieve one or both of the following:
In the 2022/2023 Grant Cycle, JHH is focusing primarily on projects that provide the basic necessities for a decent life:
GrantWatch ID#: 174694
Projects are ordinarily eligible for awards up to $5,000.
Grant recipients may reapply to have their grants renewed one time.
USA: Alabama; Alaska; Arizona; Arkansas; California; Colorado; Connecticut; Delaware; Florida; Georgia; Hawaii; Idaho; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Montana; Nebraska; Nevada; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New Mexico; New York City; New York; North Carolina; North Dakota; Ohio; Oklahoma; Oregon; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Utah; Vermont; Virginia; Washington, DC; Washington; West Virginia; Wisconsin; Wyoming
USA Territories: American Samoa (USA); Guam (USA); Puerto Rico (USA); Virgin Islands (USA); Northern Mariana Islands (USA);
USA Compact Free Associations: The Federated States of Micronesia (USA) Marshall Islands (USA) Republic of Palau (USA)
Canada: Alberta; British Columbia; Manitoba; New Brunswick; Newfoundland and Labrador; Northwest Territories; Nova Scotia; Nunavut; Ontario; Prince Edward Island; Quebec; Saskatchewan; Yukon;
International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.
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