The Jewish Women’s Foundation of New Jersey (JWF) is seeking applications to provide grants for programs and services that directly benefit or are of great importance to Jewish women and girls in South Jersey and around the world.
Donor Name: Jewish Women’s Foundation
State: New Jersey
Counties: Atlantic County (NJ), Burlington County (NJ), Camden County (NJ), Cape May County (NJ), Cumberland County (NJ), Gloucester County (NJ), Salem County (NJ)
Type of Grant: Grant
Deadline (mm/dd/yyyy): 02/21/2022
Grant Size: $ 500 – $ 10,000
JWF is a committee of the Funds Development Board of the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey and is partnering in this effort with the Jewish Community Foundation, Inc. (JCF).
The Jewish Women’s Foundation (JWF) funds organizations that address issues through a gender and Jewish lens. They are interested in projects that recognize Jewish women and girls as having unique needs due to both their gender and their religious and cultural heritage.
JWF strives to bring positive change to the lives of Jewish women and girls in South Jersey and around the world with funding for programs in education, self-esteem and empowerment, health, leadership, and Jewish identity.
JWF seeks to engage in strategic grant making to fund programs that will aim to bring positive change to the lives of Jewish women and girls in Southern New Jersey and around the world.
Areas of Interest
- Food Access
- Health care
- Job training
- Nonprofit Sustainability
The Foundation funds:
- Leadership training for women
- Shabbat boxes for families in need
- Personal safety and well-being classes for women with special needs
- Assistance and support services for victims of domestic violence
- Women’s counseling services on college campuses
- Sexual abuse awareness videos
- Economic empowerment tools for young women at risk
- Respite care for female caregivers
- STEM programs for girls at Jewish day schools
- Assistance and support services for single mothers
Jewish Women’s Foundation grants range from $ 500 – $ 10,000.
- All applicants must be 501 (c) 3 organizations.
- Organizations from Israel or other countries must have a sponsoring American organization in order to be eligible to receive funding.
For more information, visit Jewish Women’s Foundation.