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Women of Vision Society Grant

Grants to Greater New Haven Area, Connecticut
Nonprofits to Benefit Jewish Women and Girls

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Jewish Foundation of Greater New Haven - Women of Vision Society

Deadline Date:

05/31/19 5:00 PM


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Grants ranging from $500 to $3,000 to Greater New Haven Area, Connecticut nonprofit organizations to benefit women and girls locally or in Israel. Consideration will be given to programs that strengthen the Jewish community, promote Jewish values, and enhance the quality of life for Jewish women.

1. Enhance the quality of life for Jewish women and their families to ensure Jewish continuity.
2. Build bridges among Jewish women of all traditions in order to foster a robust Jewish community.
3. Encourage collaboration between Jewish organizations in order to maximize use of resources.
4. Reach out to unaffiliated Jewish women to cultivate a connection with the Greater New Haven Jewish community.
5. Support community programs that nurture and advance Jewish values, including Tikkun Olam.

Criteria for Project Selection:
1. The relevance of the project to the goals as stated by Women of Vision.
2. The degree to which there is a demonstrated need for the project or program within the Jewish community of Greater New Haven or Israel.
3. The extent to which project activities are well planned and feasible.
4. The applicant’s (organization or individual) capability to carry out the proposed project.
5. A justifiable and appropriate budget in relation to the proposed project.
6. If planned as an ongoing and/or multi-year program, a programmatic and financial projection that plans for sustainability and independence from Women of Vision Society funding in the future.
7. Priority will be given to women or programs in the Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven catchment area.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 179478

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grant awards typically range between $500 and $3,000 for qualifying programs.

Term of Contract:

Grants will be made for only one year. Renewals may be considered depending on meeting the criteria specified, available funding and successful completion of the initial grant.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Grant applications will be accepted from tax-exempt organizations classified under Section 501(c)3 or described in Section 170 (b) (1) (A) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications are due May 31, 2019 and awards will be announced in June 2019.

Grant information:

Contact Information:

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

Send applications to:

Jewish Foundation of Greater New Haven
Attn: Beth Kupcho,
360 Amity Road,
Woodbridge, CT 06525

For further information, please contact:
Beth Kupcho, Scholarship and Philanthropy Manager,
Jewish Foundation of Greater New Haven
203-387-2424, x316

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Connecticut: Greater New Haven Area