How to Apply

Thank you for your interest in applying for a grant from the Jewish Women’s Foundation of New York. This year we are offering New York Metropolitan, Israel and Small grant opportunities. If you have any questions, you may send an email to jwfny@jewishwomenny.org.

New York Metropolitan Grants

(Formerly known as Domestic Grants)
Deadline Passed
JWFNY funds social change programs that promote economic security, leadership and educational advancement among women and girls in the Jewish community. The Foundation looks favorably upon programs that help build resources within the Jewish community and fill in the gaps between services that already exist. We are open to funding new or existing projects that help organizations leverage their resources to expand. Grants are paid over two years and are traditionally between $40,000 – $80,000.

Israel Grants

Deadline Passed 
JWFNY funds one or two year projects that enable women to achieve long term economic security in Israel. The JWFNY is particularly interested in providing women with increased access, opportunity and information to advance their own and their family’s long term economic sustainability. JWFNY is looking for projects that promote advocacy, foster social change, help build resources within the Jewish community and fill in the gaps between services that already exist. Grants are for 1-2 years and are offered for up to $30,000.

Small Grants

Deadline Passed
JWFNY supports small, start-up and established innovative organizations by offering grants between $5,000 and $15,000 to those organizations with operating budgets of $750,000 or less. These small grants may be used for program support, general operating or capacity building services.

Isha Koach Grants

Deadline Passed
Isha Koach is a the global women’s fund at JWFNY that makes grants to Jewish women social entrepreneurs who founded and lead organizations that help the world’s most vulnerable women and children. While 1-2 signature grants of up to $25,000 may be awarded, most grants range in size from $5,000 – $10,000. Applications are accepted by invitation only on an ongoing basis. Isha Koach does not fund in Israel.