Grants list for “Arts and Culture


Ignition Grant

Catalyzing the Creative Facilitator Training Program

Catalyzing the Creative Facilitator Training Program

The Jewish Studio Project – To develop a comprehensive curriculum on the Jewish Studio Process methodology that will serve as the foundation for the Creative Facilitator Training (CFT) program.

Signature Grant

The Tiferet Project

The Tiferet Project

Brandeis Marin – To develop an Israel education and engagement curriculum, using art and culture to introduce students to the country, its people, history, and way of life, while initiating conversations about challenging issues facing Israeli society today.

Ignition Grant

Blueprinting JCCA’s Center for Arts and Culture

Blueprinting JCCA’s Center for Arts and Culture

JCC Association of North America – To create the blueprint for JCCA’s Center for Arts and Culture, a connected community of arts professionals, who will build a shared vocabulary and develop a strategy to help further integrate arts and culture educational programming within JCCs nationwide.

Signature Grant

The Base Artists-in-Residence Fellowship

The Base Artists-in-Residence Fellowship

Base – To create the inaugural Base Artists-in-Residence Fellowship, in which two cohorts of emerging Base artists will engage in Jewish learning with rabbinic mentors, enabling them to explore their craft and artistic process through a Jewish lens. Base is a project incubated in Hillel International’s Office of Innovation.

Signature Grant

The Jewish Lens at The Museum of the Jewish People at Beit Hatfutsot

The Jewish Lens at The Museum of the Jewish People at Beit Hatfutsot

American Friends of Beit Hatfutsot – To manage, develop, and promote The Jewish Lens program throughout North America (including Canada, the United States, and Mexico). Beit Hatfutsot will enhance the curriculum, add new visual art forms, increase the program’s digital presence, and design three specific program tracks to better serve the needs of learners.

Signature Grant

A Seat at the Table: A Journey of Jewish Food

A Seat at the Table: A Journey of Jewish Food

YIVO Institute for Jewish Research – To fund the development and implementation of a unique online course on the history of Jewish food, which will address the subject from multiple access points and perspectives and will include the exploration of the role of Jewish food in shaping culture, tradition, and identity.

Ignition Grant

jGirls Magazine: Jewish Educational Curriculum

jGirls Magazine: Jewish Educational Curriculum

jGirls Magazine – To support the creation of an educational curriculum for the Editorial Board and writers of its online magazine and growing community. The Editorial Board of jGirls is composed entirely of its target population – Jewish, teen girls – who, in addition to creating and editing content, engage in experiential learning sessions focused on editing, writing, decision-making, l...

Ignition Grant

ME/WE: Seeing Something New Together

ME/WE: Seeing Something New Together

JCC Greater Boston – To implement the ME/WE project, which uses art to elicit and create stories to help families explore their own narratives and connection to Jewish life. ME/WE: Seeing Something New Together is a direct response to the changing Jewish cultural landscape and to the needs of families of every configuration who want to connect Jewishly. ME/WE will help them clarify their Je...

Signature Grant

The Genesis Plays Festival

The Genesis Plays Festival

The inHEIRitance Project – To bring the five acclaimed Genesis Plays, created and produced in Jewish communities around the country, to New York City, culminating in a theater festival in the spring of 2018. {{grant_image}}The inHEIRitance Project is a series of five plays created and produced in five Jewish communities over three years. Each play is inspired by the narrative of a matriarc...

Signature Grant

Illuminated Jewish Stories

Illuminated Jewish Stories

Illuminated Jewish Stories – To support the creation and dissemination of Jewish educational art materials for adult learners, educator trainings, and programs. This project is designed to invite adult learners to creatively engage with profound Jewish stories through art (with accompanying discussion and text guides), and in doing so, to inspire them to also engage in personal reflection, f...