Grants list for “Social Justice,Covenant Classroom,Race and Diversity


Ignition Grant

2020 Vision

2020 Vision

JCC Manhattan – To develop a curriculum beginning with a weeklong pilot program of 2020 Vision and continuing with a year-long civics “boot camp” course aimed at preparing teens for full participation in democratic society by training them in the art of civil discourse and introducing them to important topics such as news literacy, identifying community challenges, and encouraging activ...

Signature Grant

Project Kavod 2.0

Project Kavod 2.0

Jewish Family Service of Seattle – To expand Project Kavod’s reach to the greater community and Jewish Family Service of Seattle (JFS) educators nationally, engaging them around issues of civic commitment and social change. Project Kavod 2.0 seeks to build on the success of Project Kavod, an undertaking of JFS. Project Kavod has established strong connections between JFS staff, boar...

Signature Grant

Ruach Avodah

Ruach Avodah

A new project that will infuse Avodah’s yearlong Jewish Service Corps program with Jewish experiences, giving participants a deep connection beyond formal learning. Through this grant, Avodah will enrich their yearlong immersive Service Corps program by providing innovative and nourishing Jewish experiences that will enable their Corps Members to holistically explore their Jewish identities ...

Ignition Grant

Passport to Peoplehood

Passport to Peoplehood

To develop and expand the reach of its Passport to Peoplehood (P2P) program. Passport to Peoplehood (P2P) is an educational resource that strengthens Jewish identity by expanding children’s awareness of themselves in relation to the racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity of Jews around the world. P2P highlights inclusion, diversity and connection as essential to Judaism, providing basic buildi...

Signature Grant

The Creative Collaborators Project: An Arts and Social Justice Program

The Creative Collaborators Project: An Arts and Social Justice Program

To create a community arts and social justice program, deepen and develop digital badging, and pilot arts integration for Orthodox girls. The project strengthened The Binah School’s Service Learning Expedition through the creation of a community arts program. This program taught 21st-century skills, such as digital literacy and interdisciplinary thinking, through the arts and provided the school...

Signature Grant

The RAVSAK Moot Beit Din

The RAVSAK Moot Beit Din

The RAVSAK Moot Beit Din is a school-year-long program of intensive Jewish text study applied creatively to contemporary life that culminates in a weekend of competition and fun for students from non-Orthodox day high schools across North America. The Covenant grant was intended to expand the scope and quality of a pilot Moot Beit Din. RAVSAK aspired to draw teams from all of its 31 member high sc...

Signature Grant

Living the Legacy: A Jewish Social Justice Education Project

Living the Legacy: A Jewish Social Justice Education Project

To support the creation of educational modules and interactive tools to help students discover the history of American Jewish social justice activism. Living the Legacy (LTL) uses primary sources and personal narrative to explore the roles of American Jews in the Civil Rights and Labor Movements. Through art projects, text studies, role-playing opportunities, and more, the Living the Legacy lesson...

Signature Grant

Jewish Service Learning Pedagogy Project

Jewish Service Learning Pedagogy Project

This grant funded a collaborative project to improve the effectiveness of Jewish Service-Learning (JSL) programs, and Jewish experiential education generally, by creating and disseminating curricula, methodology, and infrastructure to identify, train, assess, and retain highly effective Jewish Service-Learning educators. Through this project, Repair the World trained more than 250 Jewish educators...

Signature Grant

Collegiate Immersion Program

Collegiate Immersion Program

To continue and expand the Collegiate Immersion Program, a co-educational text-based summer program for college students that inspires participants to become knowledgeable and engaged members of the Jewish community through study of community issues, activism, and the building of leadership and teaching skills.

Ignition Grant

The Ramah Fellows Program: Ramah-Style Immersive Learning in Conservative Synagogues through a Community Service Initiative

The Ramah Fellows Program: Ramah-Style Immersive Learning in Conservative Synagogues through a Community Service Initiative

National Ramah Commission, through The Ramah Fellows Program: Ramah-Style Immersive Learning in Conservative Synagogues through a Community Service Initiative planned the launch of a national community service program, engaging post-college Ramah alumni as embedded emissaries in synagogue communities. Ignition Grantee Reflections: “It has been invigorating, taking an aspect of the Ramah experie...