To find out more, contact Addie Lewis Klein, Director, Community Engagement, 215.832.0828 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
We received 49 grant applications for a total of $175,000 in requests, and the volunteer committee had $48,000 to allocate. Below are the organizations and programs that received funding for the 2018-2019 program year.
|Adath Israel w/ IAC||Shishi Israeli Shabbat Program|
|Adath Israel Religious School||A Walk of the Land – Uri Goren|
|AJC-Philadelphia/Southern New Jersey||A Conversation with Award-Winning Israeli Author Ruby Namdar|
|Congregation Beth Hamedrosh||Live from Israel…|
|Congregation Kol Emet||The Forbidden Conversation|
|Congregation Rodeph Shalom||The Israeli (Hi)Story: Creating Profound Connections|
|Congregations of Shaare Shamayim w/ Tifereth Israel of Bensalem||Largest Human Israeli Flag at Israeli Independence Day Fair|
|Federation Housing||Tzofim Friendship Caravan Program|
|Friends of Israel Scouts of the Delaware Valley||Tzofim (Scout) Friendship Caravan|
|Gershman Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival||My Israel – Student Short Film Competition|
|Israeli American Council (IAC)||Shishi Israeli|
|Israeli American Council (IAC)||Yom Hazikaron|
|Israeli American Council (IAC)||Tarbuti|
|Jewish Graduate Student Network||Grad Network All About Israel Series|
|Kaiserman JCC||Israel Week @ the J|
|Kohelet Yeshiva||Kohelet Yeshiva Yom HaZikaron & Yom Ha’Atzmaut Programming|
|Lower Merion Area Hebrew High School||LMAHH Loves Israel|
|Maccabi USA||Winning Daily Battles|
|Neziner Hebrew School w/ Makom||Panim Rabbot Lah (פָּנִים רַבּוֹת לָה) – Her Many Face(t)s|
|Ohev Shalom of Bucks County||Ohev Shalom presents…Israel Through the Arts|
|Perelman Jewish Day School w/ JBHA||Sparks of Change|
|Perelman Jewish Day School||Israeli Culture (Plays)|
|Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel||KI Israel Cultural and Advocacy Committee (ICAC)|
|Temple Beth Zion – Beth Israel||Psychoanalysis in Israel: Trauma, Antisemitism and Victimization|
|Temple Judea Museum||Before Our Eyes – History, Humor and Humanity: Photographs of Israel|
|The Israeli Film Festival of Philadelphia||The Israeli Film Festival of Philadelphia|
|Additional Funded Israel Engagement Programs in partnership with Jewish Federation’s community engagement efforts||Program|
|Bucks County Jewish Coalition||A Jewish Israel Festival|
|BuxMont Kehillah||The Israel Games|
|Delaware County Kehillah||Professional Development, “Wrestling with Israel: Reality and Perspective”|
|Kehillah of Chester County||A Taste of Israel through Short Films and Media|
Applying for an Israel Engagement Grant
- The grant process is open in late spring to Jewish organizations in the Greater Philadelphia region: Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties.
- You can request a grant of up to $5,000.
- Requests must come from a 501(c)(3) organization, or an individual or organization that has fiscal sponsorship from a 501(c)(3) organization.
- Programs must be open to the larger community.
- A project can be an individual event or part of a larger series or initiative.
- Funds may not be used for general operating support.