Foundation / Corporation
Jewish Federation of Huntsville and North Alabama (JFHNA)
Grants to Alabama organizations for programs that benefit the Jewish residents of Huntsville and North Alabama. Funding is intended to support organizations that work to enhance Jewish life and are involved in educational, social, cultural, and philanthropic advancements for the community.
The JFHNA is a private organization whose purpose is to enhance Jewish life in Huntsville and North Alabama and to support Jews in Israel and throughout the world. The JFHNA works to generate the financial resources necessary to develop, provide, and support programs and services to accomplish these goals. JFHNA also works to further the welfare of the Jewish community by planning for the philanthropic and educational advancement of the Jewish community and by coordinating and fostering cooperation among Jewish organizations directed toward that end.
GrantWatch ID#: 182212
It is desirable, but not required, that organizations requesting a grant be recognized under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and contributions to them be deductible by donors under section 170(c)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code. In addition, it is desirable the requesting group meet one or more of the following criteria:
1. Be an organization whose purpose is to enhance Jewish life and continuity in the North Alabama area.
2. Be an organization who works to further the welfare of the Jewish community; to plan for the philanthropic, social, cultural, and educational advancement of the Jewish community.
3. Be an organization who works to further the welfare of the relationship of the local Jewish community with other elements of the North Alabama Community.
Typically, JFHNA does not fund: (a) tax supported institutions, (b) cultural/civic organizations/businesses.
JFHNA grants are not intended for “general funds.” No JFHNA grant money may be shared with or sent to an agency’s national headquarters or branch offices without explicit, written approval of the JFHNA Board of Directors.
It is desired that the requesting group complete the grant application and return it to JFHNA not later than 1 May to allow proper consideration by the board for the upcoming JFHNA fiscal year.
Requests for grants must be submitted on the attached JFHNA Grant Application Form and must be signed by an authorized official of the requesting agency.
In some cases, additional information or clarifications may be needed. In these cases, the requesting group would receive a request from a JFHNA representative for an interview.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Email applications to:
Joe Paddock, JFHNA Grant Committee Chairperson
Or mail to:
PO. Box 12491
Huntsville, AL 35815
USA: Alabama: Huntsville and North Alabama