Expedited Grants

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2016

Award Date Organization Name Grant Title/Description Grant Amount Location
5/5/2016 Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco

Portrait of Bay Area Jewish Life and Communities to underwrite the process of conducting a new Jewish community study

Up to $250,000 San Francisco, CA
7/15/2016 The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior

Berman Jewish Policy Archive - Improvement to Site to 1) update and improve the site functionality of the Berman Jewish Policy Archive website, and 2) digitize the Journal of Jewish Education

Up to $84,694
Stanford, CA
7/15/2016 American Friends of the Reut Institute

 

TOM: Tikkun Olam Makers Initiative (2016-2017) for the Tikkun Olam Makers (TOM) project within the Reut Group

Up to $250,000 Beverly Hills, CA
8/11/2016 The Jewish Federations of North America Inc.

 

Yahel - Israel Service Learning to expand Yahel's nine-month Social Change Program, for North American young adults, and build capacity in the field of Jewish service learning in Israer

Up to $250,000 New York, NY
9/1/2016 The Jewish Federations of North America Inc.
 

Center for Jewish Peoplehood Education - Educator Training for the Center for Jewish Peoplehood Education’s (CJPE) Bay Area Educator Project. The Bay Area Educator Project will focus on developing and implementing Peoplehood education trainings, based on the Peoplehood Education Toolkit, that will enable educators to integrate Peoplehood education into their pedagogy and practice.

Up to $242,000 New York, NY

2015

Award Date Organization Name Grant Title/Description Grant Amount Location
11/2/2015 Jewish LearningWorks

Family Education and Engagement Initiative (2015-2017)
to support and expand Jewish LearningWorks' Family Education and Engagement Initiative

Up to $250,000 San Francisco, CA
9/1/2015 George Washington University

Development Long-Term Outcomes and Survey Measures (2015-2016)
to support the development of common long-term outcomes and survey measures of Jewish growth and learning across the portfolio of Jim Joseph Foundation grantees

Up to $223,000
Washington, DC
8/12/2015 The Jewish Federations of North America Inc.

2015 Memorial Day flood emergency funding for Houston, Texas

Up to $150,000 New York, NY
8/4/2015 Alpha Epsilon Pi Foundation, Inc.

Hineni Conference and Jewish Identity Enrichment Initiative (2015-2017)
support the Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi) annual Hineni Jewish Identity Enrichment Conference for chapter chairmen of Jewish Identity and other interested chapter representatives and to provide coordinated, ongoing integration of Jewish education in programming throughout the academic year

Up to $250,000 Indianapolis, IN
6/5/2015 American Friends of Livnot U’Lehibanot

Northern Exposure and Emerging Jewish Leaders Project
a one-time grant to support Livnot U’Lehibanot (Livnot) to expand the Northern Exposure, Birthright extension program, and to launch the Emerging Jewish Leaders Project, Israel experience for North American Young Adults

Up to $250,000 Boca Raton, FL
4/30/2015 Bridgespan Group

2015 Jim Joseph Foundation Board Retreat Consultation

Up to $51,595 Boston, MA

2014

Award Date Organization Name Grant Title/Description Grant Amount Location
12/18/2014 Associated Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore Inc.
General Operating Support of the Leadership Pipelines Alliance
Up to $250,000 Baltimore, MD
12/1/2014 National Yiddish Book Center, Inc.
Great Jewish Books Teacher Workshop
Up to $196,025
 Amherst, MA
10/23/2014 Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life
Jewish Agency Israel Fellows
Up to $200,000  Washington, DC
8/7/2014 Board of Jewish Education, Inc.
Development of Learning and Growth Outcomes, Indicators and Measurement Tools for Jewish Teen Education and Engagement
Up to $106,851  New York, NY
6/18/2014 Keshet
To Expand the Keshet Leadership Project to New York and Lose Angeles (2014-2016)
Up to $250,000  Jamaica Plain, MA
6/11/2014 Center for Effective Philanthropy Inc.
Grantee Perception Report
Up to $29,000 Cambridge, MA
4/25/2014 National Ramah Commission, Inc.
Jewish Learning Hubs for Young Adult Alumni of Ramah and Young Judaea (2014-2016)
Up to $222,000 New York, NY

2013

Award Date Organization Name Grant Title/Description Grant Amount Location
12/5/2013 Moving Traditions
Support for the Program Evaluation of Rosh Hodesh: It's a Girl Thing!
Up to $30,000  Jenkintown, PA
11/11/2013 Jewish Jumpstat
General Operating Support of The Sefaria Project
Up to $30,000  Los Angeles, CA
10/17/2013 Jewish Community Federation
JCF-NEXT Birthright Experience Pilot
Up to $167,935  San Francisco, CA
8/20/2013 Bridgspan Group
Research on Jewish Food, Environmental and Outdoor Education Up to $30,000  Boston, MA
3/5/2013 Institute of Southern Jewish Life, inc.
Support for Education Fellowship
Up to $250,000  Jackson, MS

2012

Award Date Organization Name Grant Title/Description Grant Amount Location
9/21/2012 Hazon Research on Jewish Food, Environmental and Outdoor Education Up to $115,000 New York, NY
9/6/2012 Union for Reform Judaism Campaign for Youth Engagement Consultancy Up to $194,050 New York, NY
7/19/2012 Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York New Media in Jewish Studies Collaborative Up to $250,000 New York, NY
4/5/2012 Jewish Community Center in Manhattan Jewish Journey Project Up to $250,000 New York, NY
3/6/2012 Bureau of Jewish Education of San Francisco, Marin County and the Peninsula Kevah Teacher Training Program Up to $250,000 San Francisco, CA
2/28/2012 Regents of the University of California at Berkeley Berkeley Institute for Jewish Law and Israeli Law, Economy, and Society at Berkeley Law Up to $250,000 Berkeley, CA
2/2/2012 American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee JDC Global Learning Networks Up to $160,000 New York, NY

2011

Award Date Organization Name Grant Title/Description Grant Amount Location
11/30/2011 Repair the World Jewish Service-Learning in Israel Up to $215,050 New York, NY
11/10/2011 Moishe Foundation Planning for Strategic Growth Up to $99,941 Oakland, CA
10/12/2011 New York University Berman Jewish Policy Archive: Jewish Survey Question Bank Up to $95,000 New York, NY
8/30/2011 American Friends of the Israel Museum Jewish Heritage Curriculum for Birthright Students Up to $250,000 New York, NY
7/12/2011 Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life Israel on Campus Coalition: 2011 Mobilization for Israel on Campus Up to $250,000 Washington, DC
7/12/2011 Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life Center for Israel Engagement: Campus Israel Teach-Ins Up to $240,709 Washington, DC
6/24/2011 Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties To establish the Allie Edelsberg Philanthropic Fund Up to $55,440 San Francisco, CA
3/9/2011 Foundation for Jewish Camp, Inc. High Value - Low Cost Jewish Summer Camp Feasibility Study Up to $164,375 New York, NY
2/11/2011 The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University Consortium for Applied Studies in Jewish Education Up to $200,000 Stanford, CA

2010

Award Date Organization Name Grant Title/Description Grant Amount Location
7/21/2010 Israel Education Resource Center Inc. Toldot Yisrael: Pilot Educational Project Up to $250,000 Northbrook, IL
3/18/2010 FJC: A Foundation of Donor Advised Funds Jewish New Media Innovation Fund Up to $250,000 New York, NY
3/8/2010 American Jewish World Service, Inc. Wheredoyougive.org Up to $250,000 New York, NY
1/14/2010 Jewish Funders Network Support 2010 International Conference Up to $18,000 New York, NY

2009

Award Date Organization Name Grant Title/Description Grant Amount Location
11/13/2009 Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life Third Space Conference Up to $138,294 Washington, DC
11/12/2009 Partnership for Excellence in Jewish Education Inc. North American Day School Leadership Conference Up to $50,000 Boston, MA
11/12/2009 The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University For planning related to a grant under consideration for the concentration in Jewish education at Stanford's graduate school Up to $35,000 Stanford, CA
10/8/2009 Upstart Bay Area Experiential Education Training for Leaders of New Jewish Initiatives Up to $250,000 San Francisco, CA
9/22/2009 Foundation for Jewish Culture Jewish Studies Expansion Project Up to $250,000 New York, NY
8/20/2009 Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties Peoplehood Index Project Up to $150,000 San Francisco, CA
4/27/2009 Hebrew at the Center, Inc. Capacity Building Up to $250,000 Newton, MA
3/16/2009 Birthright Israel Foundation Summer 2009 supplemental support Up to $250,000 New York, NY
3/16/2009 University of Southern California USC Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education--International Digital Access Outreach and Research Conference Up to $250,000 Los Angeles, CA
2/4/2009 Brandeis University To support research titled: Understanding the Birthright Israel Generation: A Longitudinal Study of Jewish Identity and Engagement Up to $49,965 Waltham, MA
2/4/2009 Jewish Film Festival New Jewish Filmmaking Project New Media Alumni Initiative Up to $250,000 San Francisco, CA

2008

Award Date Organization Name Grant Title/Description Grant Amount Location
9/29/2008 Jewish Theological Seminary of America Planning Grant for the Jim Joseph Foundation Educational Initiative Up to $50,000 New York, NY
9/29/2008 Yeshiva University Planning Grant for the Jim Joseph Foundation Educational Initiative Up to $50,000 New York, NY
9/26/2008 Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion Planning Grant for the Jim Joseph Foundation Educational Initiative Up to $50,000 Cincinnati, OH
7/21/2008 Bureau of Jewish Education of Greater Los Angeles A planning grant for Jewish day high school affordability Up to $22,000 Los Angeles, CA
5/23/2008 Jewish Federation of Tulsa Jewish Service Learning Up to $38,000 Tulsa, OK
5/1/2008 Mechon Hadar Support of Yeshivat Hadar Up to $190,959 New York, NY
3/19/2008 Brandeis University Birthright Community Studies Up to $66,934 Waltham, MA
2/1/2008 The Central Europe Center for Research and Documentation, Inc. To strengthen and expand Centropa's teacher professional development program Up to $154,500 Atlanta, GA
1/10/2008 BBYO, Inc. San Francisco Bay Area regional activities Up to $100,000 Washington, DC

2007

Award Date Organization Name Grant Title/Description Grant Amount Location
11/13/2007 Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans Jewish education in Greater New Orleans Up to $206,000 Metairie, LA
10/18/2007 Brandeis Hillel Day School For the Head of School's Discretionary Fund Up to $3,600 San Francisco, CA
10/18/2007 Contemporary Jewish Museum DAWN: A Shavuot Celebration at the Contemporary Jewish Museum Up to $28,255 San Francisco, CA
10/18/2007 Contra Costa Jewish Day School For the Head of School's Discretionary Fund Up to $3,600 Lafayette, CA
10/18/2007 Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School For the Head of School's Discretionary Fund Up to $3,600 Palo Alto, CA
10/18/2007 Institute for Southern Jewish Life, Inc. Itinerant Jewish Education Program Up to $250,000 Jackson, MS
10/18/2007 Jewish Education Service of North America, Inc. Israel Education Planning Grant Up to $75,000 New York, NY
10/18/2007 Kehillah High School Israel Education Planning Grant Up to $3,600 Palo Alto, CA
10/18/2007 Oakland Hebrew Day School Israel Education Planning Grant Up to $3,600 Oakland, CA
10/18/2007 Reboot, Inc. DAWN: A Shavuot Celebration at the Contemporary Jewish Museum Up to $90,600 Hadley, MA
10/18/2007 Ronald C. Wornick Jewish Day School Israel Education Planning Grant Up to $3,600 Foster City, CA
10/18/2007 Shalom School Israel Education Planning Grant Up to $3,600 Sacramento, CA
10/18/2007 South Peninsula Hebrew Day School Israel Education Planning Grant Up to $3,600 Sunnyvale, CA
10/18/2007 The Jewish Community High School of the Bay Israel Education Planning Grant Up to $3,600 San Francisco, CA
10/18/2007 The Tehiyah Day School Israel Education Planning Grant Up to $3,600 El Cerrito, CA
10/18/2007 Yavneh Day School Israel Education Planning Grant Up to $3,600 Los Gatos, CA

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