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Grants | Past Recipients

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2013 Grants

Signature Grants:
Camp Ramah in Wisconsin, Conover, WI
Congregation Beth Elohim, Brooklyn, NY
ConverJent, New York, NY
Girls in Trouble, Portland, OR
Institute for Jewish Spirituality, New York, NY
Kavod v’Nichum, Columbia, MD
MoEd, Chevy Chase, MD
Moving Traditions, Jenkintown, PA
Nitzan Network, San Francisco, CA
The Paradigm Project, Miami, FL
RAVSAK, New York, NY
Stephen Wise Free Synagogue, New York, NY
Yeshiva Darchei Torah, Far Rockaway, NY

Ignition Grants:
Central Agency for Jewish Education-St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
Congregation Shearith Israel, Dallas, TX
Graduate Center for Education at American Jewish University, Bel Air, CA
The Jewish Theological Seminary- Center for Pastoral Education, New York, NY
The Shefa School, New York, NY
Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County, New Milford, NJ
Temple Beth Shalom, Mahopac, NY
Tiferes Bnos, Brooklyn, NY

2012 Grants

Signature Grants:
The Binah School, Sharon, MA.
The Center for Jewish Family Life/Project Yes, Monsey, NY.
Chicago History Museum, Chicago, IL.
Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA.
The Edith and Carl Marks Jewish Community House of Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, NY.
The Epstein School, A Solomon Schechter School of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA.
Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion Museum, New York, NY.
The Jewish Education Project, New York, NY.
Jewish Learning Works, San Francisco, CA.
Shinui: National Jewish Education Innovation Network, Philadelphia, PA.
NEXT: A Division of Birthright Israel Foundation, New York, NY.
Yeshiva University Museum, New York, NY.

Ignition Grants:
Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI.
Hebrew College, Newton Centre, MA.
Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago, Chicago, IL.
Lehrhaus Judaica, Rutlinger Center, Berkeley, CA.
Ohr Kodesh Congregation, Chevy Chase, MD.
Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies, North America, New York, NY.

2011 Grants

Signature Grants:
ConverJent, New York, NY
The Center for Jewish Learning and Living, Oakland, CA
G-dcast, San Francisco, CA
Hannah Senesh Community Day School, Brooklyn, NY
Hebrew at the Center, Newton, MA
Jewish Education Center of Cleveland, Cleveland Heights, OH
Jewish Women’s Archive, Brookline, MA
Limmud NY, New York, NY
National Ramah Commission, New York, NY
RAVSAK: The Jewish Community Day School Network, New York, NY

Ignition Grants:

Citizen Film, San Francisco, CA
Institute for Jewish Spirituality, New York, NY
Merage Jewish Community Center of Orange County, Irvine, CA
Mishkan Shalom, Philadelphia, PA
Not-A-Box Media Lab, Cambridge, MA

2010 Grants

Signature Grants:
Central Europe Center for Research and Documentation/dba Centropa, Silver Spring, MD
COJECO: Council of Jewish Emigre Community Organizations, New York, NY
Darim Online, Charlottesville, VA
Drisha Institute for Jewish Education, New York, NY
Hazon, New York, NY
Hidden Sparks, New York, NY
JESNA, New York, NY
Kayam Farm at Pearlstone Conference and Retreat Center, Reisterstown, MD
Moving Traditions, Jenkintown, PA
Repair the World, New York, NY
The Harry and Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center, Milwaukee, WI
Shevet: Jewish Family Education Exchange, Los Angeles, CA 
Solomon Schechter Day School Association, New York, NY
Yeshiva University's Center for the Jewish Future, New York, NY

Ignition Grants:
Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School, Chicago, IL
Congregation Neveh Shalom, Portland, OR
Kings Bay YM-YWHA, Brooklyn, NY
Wilderness Torah, Oakland, CA
The Women's Jewish Learning Center housed at The New Shul, Scottsdale, AZ
Yeshiva University Museum, Center for Jewish History, New York, NY

2009 Grants

Signature Grants:
IKAR, Los Angeles, CA
Interactive Communications & Simulations (ICS), Ann Arbor, MI and RAVSAK: The Jewish Community Day School Network, New York, NY
Jewish Theological Seminary, New York, NY
Nishmah: The St. Louis Jewish Women's Project, St. Louis, MO
Solomon Schechter Day School Association, New York, NY
Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies, Chicago, IL

Ignition Grants:
Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA
The Curriculum Initiative (TCI), New York, NY
Gann Academy: The New Jewish High School, Waltham, MA
Jewish Student Press Service, New York, NY
Keshet, Jamaica Plain, MA
National Ramah Commission, New York, NY
Uri L'Tzedek, New York, NY

2008 Grants

Signature Grants
The Bergen County Y, a Jewish Community Center, Township of Washington, NJ
Canada Israel Experience, Toronto, ON
Jewish Outreach Partnership, Melrose Park, PA
Jewish Women's Archive, Brookline, MA
The Mandel Center for Studies in Jewish Education at Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
Mechon Hadar, New York, NY
The Moxie Institute, Mill Valley, CA
RAVSAK: The Jewish Community Day School Network, New York, NY
Sesame Workshop, New York, NY

Ignition Grants
(Ignition Grants are up to $20,000 and 1 year in length.)
Center for the Jewish Future at Yeshiva University, New York, NY
Congregation Beth Israel, Charlottesville, VA
Hashomer Hatzair North America, New York, NY
The Jewish Community Center of Asheville, Inc., Asheville, NC
National Yiddish Book Center, Amherst, MA
Nishmah: The St. Louis Jewish Women's Project, St. Louis, MO
The Skirball Center for Adult Jewish Learning, New York, NY

2007 Grants

Signature Grants
AVODAH: The Jewish Service Corps, New York, NY
Coalition for Jewish Learning, Milwaukee, WI
Darim Online, Charlottesville, VA
Fiedler Hillel at Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
Florence Melton Adult Mini-School, Northbrook, IL
HAZON, New York, NY
Jewish Lens/Avoda Arts, New York, NY
Mayyim Hayyim: Living Waters Community Mikveh and Education Center, Inc., Newton, MA
New Orleans Jewish Day School, Matairie, LA
Newberger Hillel at the University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Ignition Grants
(Ignition Grants are up to $20,000 and 1 year in length.)
Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration of Yeshiva University, New York, NY
Canfei Nesharim, New York, NY
IKAR, Los Angeles, CA
Jewish Community Center in Manhattan, New York, NY
New Orleans Jewish Community Center, New Orleans, LA
Teva Learning Center, New York, NY
University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work, Denver, CO

2006 Grants

Agency for Jewish Learning, Pittsburgh, PA
Auerbach Central Agency for Jewish Education of Greater Philadelphia, Melrose Park, PA
Beit T'Shuvah, Los Angeles, CA
Consortium for the Future of the Jewish Family, Los Angeles, CA
Facing History and Ourselves, Brookline, MA
Knowledge Communities, Cambridge, MA
Kolel: The Adult Centre for Liberal Jewish Learning, Toronto, ON
Liz Lerman Dance Exchange, Takoma Park, MD
Society for the Advancement of Judaism, New York, NY

2005 Grants

Abraham Joshua Heschel High School and Abraham's Vision, New York, NY
Camp Ramah Darom, Atlanta, GA
Central Agency for Jewish Education in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
Kehillat Israel, Pacific Palisades, CA
Mandel Center for Studies in Jewish Education at Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
Museum of Jewish Heritage, New York, NY

Storahtelling, New York, NY

2004 Grants

Board of Jewish Education of Greater Washington, Washington, DC
Bureau of Jewish Education of Greater Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
Colorado Agency for Jewish Education, Denver, CO
Council of Jewish Émigré Community Organizations (COJECO), New York, NY
Goldring/Woldenberg Institute for Southern Jewish Life, Jackson, MS
Institute for Informal Jewish Education at Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
University of Michigan Hillel, Ann Arbor, MI

2003 Grants

Board of Jewish Education of Greater Washington, Washington, DC
Coalition for the Advancement of Jewish Education, New York, NY
The Myer and Rosalie Feinstein Center for American Jewish History, Philadelphia, PA
Jewish Community Day School of Greater Boston, Newton, MA
Mayyim Hayyim: Living Waters Community Mikveh and Education Center, Newton, MA
The Spirituality Institute, Northampton, MA
University of Michigan Hillel, Ann Arbor, MI
The Jewish Week, New York, NY

2002 Grants

Jewish Theological Seminary of America,
Melton Research Center for Jewish Education, New York, NY
Kolot: The Center for Jewish Women’s and Gender
Studies of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, Wyncote, PA
Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance, New York, NY
The San Francisco Jewish Film Festival, San Francisco, CA
Storahtelling, New York, NY
Eldridge Street Project, New York, NY
Maqom, Houston, TX
Central Agency for Jewish Education, St. Louis, MO
Robert E. Loup Jewish Community Center, Denver, CO
Jewish Outreach Partnership of Greater Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Kesher, Cambridge, MA
The Rhea Hirsch School of Education of HUC-JIR, Los Angeles, CA

2001 Grants

Beth El Congregation of the South Hills, Pittsburgh, PA
Delet, Northbrook, IL
Foundation for Jewish Camping, New York, NY
Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, New York, NY
Jewish Education Association of MetroWest, Whippany, NJ
The Jewish Education Center of Cleveland, Cleveland Heights, OH
Matan, New York, NY
Minneapolis Jewish Federation, Minnetonka, MN
Suffolk Association for Jewish Educational Services (SAJES), Commack, NY

2000 Grants

Auerbach Central Agency for Jewish Education, Philadelphia, PA
Board of Jewish Education of Greater New York, New York, NY
The Central Agency for Jewish Education, Miami, FL
The New Jewish High School of Greater Boston and the

Jewish Community Day School, Waltham, MA and Newton, MA
University of Southern California, School of Fine Arts and

the Institute for the Study of Jews in American Life, Los Angeles, CA
Ziv Tzedakah Fund, Inc., Millburn, NJ

1999 Grants

The American Jewish Museum of the Jewish Community

Center of Greater Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Bureau of Jewish Education of Greater Boston, Newton, MA
The Center for Jewish Educational Resources of the

Jewish Federation of Rockland County, Rockland County, NY
The Central Agency for Jewish Education, Miami, FL
The Central Agency for Jewish Education, St. Louis, MO
The Center for Creative Educational Solutions, Cedarhurst, NY
The Detroit Alliance for Jewish Education, Detroit, MI
Gesher, Portland, OR
Hillel at The Ohio State University and The Columbus Commission on Jewish Education, Columbus, OH
The Jewish Community Center of Dallas and the Jewish

Federation of Greater Dallas, Dallas, TX
Jewish Women's Archive, Brookline, MA
The Western Canadian Coalition of Jewish Educators and York University, Toronto, Canada

1998 Grants

Camp Ramah in California, Los Angeles, CA
Cleveland College of Jewish Studies, Beachwood, OH
Community Hebrew Schools of Greater Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
Jewish Community Centers Association of North America, New York, NY
Jvibe.com/Jewish Family and Life!, New York, NY
Lehrhaus Judaica, Berkeley, CA
Lights in Action, New York, NY

1997 Grants

Congregation Kehilath Jacob, New York, NY
Etta Israel Center, Los Angeles, CA
Hospice of Michigan, Southfield, MI
Jewish Family and Life!, West Newton, MA
Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford, West Hartford, CT
Jewish Women’s Archive, Brookline, MA
Makor, Los Angeles, CA
Shalom Hartman Institute, Englewood, NY
Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Boston, Newton Centre, MA

1996 Grants

Association of Institutions of Higher Learning for Jewish Education, New York, NY
Hebrew College, Brookline, MA.
KCET/LA, Los Angeles, CA
Kesher, Cambridge, MA
Jewish Television Network, Los Angeles, CA
Theatre Company Jerusalem, New York, NY
Washington Institute for Jewish Leadership and Values, Rockville, MD

1995 Grants

Central Agency for Jewish Education, St. Louis, MO
Florence Melton Adult Mini-School, Chicago, IL
Gratz College, Melrose Park, CA
KCET Public Television, Los Angeles, CA
Liz Lerman Dance Exchange, Washington, DC
National Ramah Commission, New York, NY

1994 Grants

Congregation Beth Am, Los Altos Hills, CA
Jewish Community Center of Denver, Denver, CO
Kesher, Cambridge, MA
Orange County Bureau of Jewish Education, Costa Mesa, CA
Torah Umesorah, New York, NY
WTTW Public Television, Chicago, IL

1993 Grants

American Friends of Melitz, Southfield, IL
Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life, Washington, DC
Facing History and Ourselves, Brookline, MA
Jewish Community Centers of Chicago, Skokie, IL
Lilith Publications, New York, NY
National Foundation for Jewish Culture, New York, NY

1992 Grants

Drisha Institute for Jewish Education, New York, NY
Eldridge Street Project, New York, NY
Gratz College, Melrose Park, CA
Jewish Principal’s Council of the Federation of Greater San

Jose & The Agency for Jewish Education of the Greater East Bay, Oakland, CA
Jewish Reconstructionist Federation, Wyncote, PA

1991 Grants

Board of Jewish Education of Greater Washington, Rockville, MD
Bureau of Jewish Education of Greater Boston, Newton, MA
Congregation Kehillat Israel, East Lansing, MI
Mendocino Coast Jewish Community, Littleriver, CA
Shomrei Adamah, Wyncote, PA
YM-YWHA of Suffolk, Commack, NY