Major Grants

Posted on September 23rd, 2008

BBYO, Inc.: Professional Development Institute Initiative

Total Awarded:  Up to $7,520,823

Purpose:  To support the Professional Development Institute Initiative to increase the capacity and commitment of talented, early-career Jewish professionals to build careers in Jewish communal institutions by providing funding for 34 professionals to each receive an MBA scholarship at the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University and a Certificate in Informal Jewish Education from Hebrew College in Boston, as well as mentorship through a community of practice while fully employed for a minimum of three years by BBYO

BBYO Professional Development Institute

Grants Awarded

BBYO, Inc. 4/16/2007 Up to $2,441,270
Professional Development Initiative Cohort 1 4 years
BBYO, Inc. 9/23/2008 Up to $4,809,553
Professional Development Institute Cohorts 2 and 3 5 years

Strategic priority:

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.