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Levi Lassen Foundation Grant

Grants to Israel Nonprofits to Encourage Dialogue
Among Diverse Groups in Israeli Society

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Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Levi Lassen Foundation

LOI Date:

05/15/20

Deadline Date:

07/01/20

Description:

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Grants to Israel nonprofit organizations for projects that encourage equal opportunities for all sectors of Israeli society. Applicants must submit a Letter of Intent prior to applying. Funding is intended to support projects that facilitate dialogue between groups of different backgrounds or combat discrimination and prejudice.

Grant Award Focus: Shared Israeli Society

A shared society is one in which all individuals and constituent groups hold status as equally contributing participants, free to express their differences while integrating their voices within the broader population. It respects everyone’s dignity and human rights while providing every individual with equal opportunity (from the World Leadership Alliance, Club the Madrid). Examples of organizational activity aimed at a shared Israeli society include: 

  • Projects which create dialogue between Jews and Arabs, religious and secular, and other communities that differ from each other, with the objective to advance mutual understanding, cooperation and joint living between people from different sections in society. (Different "tribes")
  • The project must have at least two sectors ("tribes") doing something together to advance a shared society
  • The project must have at least some synergy with the overall vision and mission of the NGO
  • The project (not necessarily the NGO) must be of a grassroots nature, so also small innovative projects of a large NGO will be considered
  • The project must have a down to earth impact and, at least on the face of it, make a difference
  • The primary target population must be 18 and above

Requests will be accepted from NGOs focused on and committed to a shared Israeli society, that run specific programs where people from different "tribes", backgrounds and/or beliefs work together to advance joint living, inclusion, discourse, cooperation, mutual understanding and tolerance and/or combat polarization, racism, discrimination, hatred, prejudice and division. 

The Levi Lassen Foundation prefers hands-on projects that clearly advance the goal of a shared Israeli society.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 179160

Estimated Size of Grant:

Levi Lassen Foundation grants are up to 20,000 Euros a year.

Term of Contract:

Grants are given for a period of one year. Grantees may apply for a renewal grant.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Levi Lassen Foundation will consider funding applications from NGO’s and projects that fulfil the following criteria:

- NGOs focused on and committed to a shared Israeli society, that run specific programs as outlined in Description above.
- The project must have at least two sectors ("tribes") doing something together.
- NGOs must be able to demonstrate a stable, effective, creative and well-run organization, a sound financial status, and Nihul Takin. Startup NGOs may also apply without Nihul Takin.

Organizations officially registered as nonprofits in Israel (amutot, community interest companies, and charities) with valid authorization of nonprofit status (rishum amuta), proper management certificate (nihul takin) (unless the organization exists for only a short time) and valid certification from tax and VAT authorities (Ishur nihul sfarim ve'nikuy mas).

Start up NGOs do not need a nihul takin.

The age of the amuta is not relevant but preference will be given to those amutot that have already proven successful in their work.

Projects must be carried out in Israel, excluding occupied territories.

The Foundation does not, as a rule, fund the following:

- Individuals (including scholarships, food and equipment distribution to individuals)
- Projects that have an economic/business/employment related objective
- Projects with a political agenda and advocacy work
- Pure arts (e.g., music, dance, vocal, theatre, films, drawing, sculpture)
- Formal education
- Hospitals, medical treatment or equipment
- Individuals with special needs
- Religious activity
- Academic research
- Universities and colleges
- Construction and renovation costs
- Municipalities and schools
- Trauma, post trauma, rehabilitation and emergencies
- Projects where the activity undertaken is clearly the responsibility of the government

Pre-Application Information:

The next deadline for Stage 1 application is May 15, 2020.

If you have been invited to apply for a full application (Stage 2), the deadline is July 1, 2020.

Two-Stage Application Process (Letter Of Intent + Full Application:

1. Complete the Levi Lassen Stage 1- LOI in English, and submit it via the website.
2. Within two weeks you should receive the foundation's decision whether or not you are invited to submit a Stage 2- Full application.
3. Submit your Stage 2- Full application. Your application will be discussed by the grants committee.
4. After the committee's decisions formal notifications will be sent to all applicants.

An applicant whose request has been rejected must wait 2 years from the time of the last rejection before reapplying.

How to Apply: http://www.levilassen.org/application-procedure/how-to-apply-form/

Application Procedure: http://www.levilassen.org/application-procedure/procedure-dates/

Contact Information:

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

Applications must be sent in English via the website www.levilassen.org only.

You may address questions to Hannan Serphos, Israel advisor: Tel: 08-9263422 / hannan@minuf.co.il

You can also address questions to the allocation office in The Netherlands: (+)31 70 365 39 30 or: info@levilassen.nl

Grant Coverage Areas:

Projects must be carried out in Israel, excluding occupied territories.

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Geographic Focus:

Israel

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