FEATURED GRANTEE - The Jewish Education Project

FEATURED GRANTEE: The Jewish Education Project
In the field of Jewish education, The Jewish Education Project is a catalyst for exciting change, helping educators develop and implement new models of cutting-edge educational experiences for kids, teens and families. .

FEATURED ARTICLE: Teaching Israel after the war: How the recent conflict in Gaza affects lesson plans

FEATURED ARTICLE: Making Philanthropic Investments Last: The Role of Financial Sustainability
Financial sustainability requires careful planning, typically using a dynamic document that is reviewed and revisited periodically. Such a document – the financial sustainability plan – describes strategies to contain costs and to cover them through fundraising and program revenues. 


The Jim Joseph Foundation is looking to hire a new Program Associate. 

FEATURED EVALUATION: Hebrew Union College, Jewish Theological Seminary, Yeshiva University; Education Initiative

FEATURED EVALUATION: Hebrew Union College, Jewish Theological Seminary, Yeshiva University
Education Initiative Launched in 2010, the Education Initiative is a $45 million grant program to HUC-JIR, JTS, and YU. The Year 3 evaluation details progress in educator and education leader preparation and support, as well as institutional capacity building.  

FEATURED EVALUATION: New Jewish Specialty Camps: From Idea to Reality

FEATURED EVALUATION: New Jewish Specialty Camps: From Idea to Reality
Together, the Foundation for Jewish Camp and Jim Joseph Foundation have created the first five stand-alone Jewish overnight specialty camps—five new camps, five new approaches, five models of excellence in camping and Jewish experiential learning that attracted new families to Jewish camp.  

2008 - 2012 SUMMARY REPORT: Engaging, Educating, and Inspiring Young Jewish Minds

2008 - 2012 SUMMARY REPORT: Engaging, Educating, and Inspiring Young Jewish Minds
Learn about the Foundation's evolution and the determined work of our grantees to pursue a vision of young Jews engaging in ongoing Jewish learning and living vibrant Jewish lives. 

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The Jim Joseph Foundation invests in promising Jewish education grant initiatives. We partner with effective organizations that seek to inspire young people to discover the joy of living vibrant Jewish lives.