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.
November 12th, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO, CA – The San Francisco-based Jim Joseph Foundation, which seeks to foster compelling and effective Jewish learning experiences for young Jews in the United States, announced today that up to $4,552,078 was awarded at its October 2013 Board of Directors meeting. Grantees included Brandeis University, Facing History and Ourselves National Foundation, Hebrew Union College—Jewish Institute of Religion, New York University’s Berman Jewish Policy Archive, Stanford University, and Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School.
Established in 2006, the Foundation has awarded more than $285 million in grants within three strategic priorities: 1) Increase the Number and Quality of Jewish Educators; 2) Expand Effective Jewish Learning for Youth and Young Adults; and 3) Build a Strong Field of Jewish Education.
Details of major grants awarded:
“Within this group of grantees, grants address day school curriculum, teacher training, and scholarly Jewish social research,” notes Al Levitt, president of the Jim Joseph Foundation. “We continue to be inspired by the determined, innovative work of these and other grantees. Working collaboratively, we strive to create ever-increasing opportunities for Jewish youth and young adults to engage in vibrant Jewish living and learning.”
By investing in promising Jewish education grant initiatives, the Jim Joseph Foundation seeks to foster compelling, effective Jewish learning experiences for young Jews in the United States. Established in 2006, the Jim Joseph Foundation has awarded more than $285 million in grants to engage, educate, and inspire young Jewish minds to discover the joy of living vibrant Jewish lives. www.jimjosephfoundation.org