Advancing Women Professionals and the Jewish Community
This grant helps to promote the leadership of women at Jewish communal institutions. The goals include leveraging the talents of women; inspiring new models of shared leadership; and advocating for intelligent work-life policies that allow women and men to pursue meaningful careers and also balance the needs of home life.
AVODAH: The Jewish Service Corps
This program works with current participants and alumni to expand their understanding of the root causes of poverty, in particular as they relate to gender. It introduces strategies for addressing these issues and works towards developing a cadre of young women dedicated to social justice work.
This grant helps to grow and strengthen the Jewish community through ethnic, cultural and racial inclusiveness and advocates for an expanding Jewish community that embraces its differences.
Edith and Carl Marks JCH of Bensonhurst
This program will provide personalized case management to the Russian émigré female community in South Brooklyn to help them obtain employment or launch small businesses.
Hebrew Free Loan Society
This gender sensitive micro-enterprise training course aims to maximize the number of low income Charedi women who successfully launch home based businesses.
Jewish Child Care Association
This two year culturally sensitive program provides mostly immigrant Jewish women with an opportunity to open independent, home-based day care businesses.
Jews for Racial and Economic Justice
JFREJ is a member-based, feminist, community organization founded in 1990 to fill the need for Jewish leadership in confronting racial and ethnic tension and economic disparity in New York City.
Kveller.com is a website for young families who want to add a Jewish twist to their parenting. A JWFNY grant supports an month-long online series called “Work, Home, and Money” characterized by articles, blog posts and online conversations exploring the financial challenges faced by Jewish women raising young children.
This grant funds the Leadership Institute and the Teacher Institute to bring awareness and education to hundreds of Jewish educators and administrators and help thousands of families who are affected by developmental and learning disabilities.
This grant supports the mentorship and coaching of Mechon Hadar female teachers and students to help develop the next generation of female scholars and leaders.
This grant supports the training and coaching of adult mentors from synagogues, JCCs, other Jewish institutions and from all walks of life. The mentors are trained to facilitate a group of teen girls in the program Rosh Hodesh: It’s a Girl Thing!, which focuses on key issues for girls.
National Association for Jewish Chaplains
The National Association for Jewish Chaplains (NAJC) is the professional organization of Jewish chaplains worldwide. The funds further enable NAJC to recruit female candidates seeking to become Jewish chaplains and place them in appropriate health care training facilities, conduct certification and assist in job placement.
PresenTense engages and inspires the most creative minds of the rising generation, investing in their ideas and mobilizing their networks to revitalize the Jewish community. The grant helps train and support female social entrepreneurs who are developing social ventures aimed at supporting the needs of women.
Sharsheret is a national not-for-profit organization supporting young women and their families, of all Jewish backgrounds, facing breast cancer. The grant supports their programs that empower Jewish women to take control of their financial well-being during a health crisis and navigate financial planning and wellness.
This grant will support the creation of a supplement to the Slingshot Guide which highlights the most innovative Jewish organizations in North America that support the needs of women and girls.
Thypin Oltchick Institute for Women’s Entrepreneurship at FEGS
The grant will allow the institute to offer an array of no cost services to help women start or expand successful businesses.
This grant supports the first institution to train Orthodox Jewish women to become halakhic and spiritual leaders for the community. Its mission is to actualize the potential of Orthodox women and accustom the Jewish community to the benefits of having Orthodox women as religious and spiritual leaders.