Grants list for “Social Justice,Service Learning


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 ...

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...

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...

Signature Grant

Banot Buddies

Banot Buddies

To expand an ongoing program that joins elementary and high school girls together for mentoring opportunities, Jewish enrichment, and community service projects.

Ignition Grant

Banot Buddies

Banot Buddies

To expand an ongoing program that brings elementary and high school girls together for mentoring opportunities, Jewish enrichment, and community service projects. By the end of the grant, Banot Buddies was holding six events each year. In 2010, Banot Buddies decided its programming should focus around “girlhood” topics” viewed through a Jewish lens. Activities during the grant period include...

Signature Grant

AVODAH - A Model for Jewish Service Education

AVODAH - A Model for Jewish Service Education

To enable AVODAH to help shape the educational methods and content for the emerging field of Jewish service by scaling up and enriching its successful educational model, by providing guidance and training for organizations developing programs that combine service with non-formal education, and by creating and widely disseminating high-quality educational teaching materials for Jewish service. AVO...

Signature Grant

Center for Jewish Service Learning

Center for Jewish Service Learning

To create a resource center for teenagers with the goal of integrating Jewish text study and community service, accompanied by training for youth educators. The goal of the Center for Jewish Service learning is for youth to engage in meaningful service opportunities that combine hands-on action, Jewish learning, and identity building. The center was designed to make it easier for teens to locate a...