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Strategic Program Grant

Grants to St. Louis, Missouri Organizations to
Promote Jewish Engagement and Support of Israel

GrantWatch ID#: 178417
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Jewish Federation of St. Louis

08/01/17

09/15/17

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Grants to St. Louis, Missouri organizations to engage young adults and young families with children in the Jewish community. LOIs are due August 1. Programs may involve Jewish learning, provide a safety net for vulnerable members of the Jewish community, and education or advocate for safe Jewish world and a strong Israel.

Priorities:

Building a Vibrant Jewish St. Louis: These grants support programs that ensure Jewish identity and engagement and create a vibrant local Jewish community.

This subcommittee’s main priorities include:
-Engaging families with young children
-Jewish early childhood programs
-Young adult leadership development, mentorship, and engagement
-Engaging interfaith couples and families
-Jewish education – formal (day school, religious school, etc.) and informal (Jewish day camp or overnight camp, etc.)
-Jewish community volunteer opportunities
-Engaging the unaffiliated and those living outside the Jewish “core”

Enhancing St. Louis’ Attachment to Israel: These grants support programs that educate and advocate for a strong Israel and safe Jewish St. Louis.

This subcommittee’s main priorities include, but are not limited to:
-Enhancing community members attachment to Israel
-Israel missions for leaders and influential members of the community
-Promoting a nuanced dialogue locally around the topic of Israel
-Programs that foster co-existence locally
-Increasing security for local Jewish organizations
-Addressing anti-Semitism locally

Supporting Local Individuals in Need: These grants support programs that identify, monitor and care for the most vulnerable Jews in St. Louis.

This subcommittee’s main priorities include, but are not limited to, individuals and their family members from the following populations:
-Elderly – especially those who are isolated, in transition, fragile or non-English speaking
-Individuals and families facing economic hardship
-Individuals with disabilities
-Individuals with addiction or dependence on alcohol or illegal/prescription drugs
-Individuals living with mental illness

Israel and Overseas Initiatives:

This subcommittee’s main priorities include, but are not limited to:
-Enhancing care for Jews in need
-Nurturing Jewish education and identity
-Helping build Israel and the global Jewish community
-Programs that foster co-existence in Israel

Grants are made to organizations in St. Louis.

Jewish Federation of St. Louis accepts major proposals to be approved in July and January of each year. Dates for submission deadlines will be updated on a yearly basis.

July Approvals:
-LOIs accepted through February 15, 2017. LOIs will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. Expect to hear if the LOI is accepted or denied from a staff person within two weeks of submitting an LOI. If the LOI is accepted, a full proposal will be requested.
-Proposals for new funding/assessments for renewal funding must be submitted by April 3, 2017.

January Approvals:
-LOIs accepted through August 1, 2017. LOIs will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. Expect to hear if the LOI is accepted or denied from a staff person within two weeks of submitting an LOI. If the LOI is accepted, a full proposal will be requested.
-Proposals for new funding/assessments for renewal funding must be submitted by September 15, 2017.

Application Process:
https://www.jfedstl.org/our-work/what-we-fund/get-funded/

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

Jewish Federation of St. Louis
12 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, Missouri 63146

(314) 432-0020
JFed@JFedSTL.org

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