JEIC’s Announces Third Year of Innovation Grants

jeic-logo1The Mayberg Family Foundation announces the third year of the Jewish Education Innovation Challenge (JEIC), a grant initiative designed to stimulate and reward innovation in Jewish middle and high school education in North America.

During the past two years JEIC has funded and researched four new models for Jewish education created by talented educators, enabling them to field test paradigm shifting programs in Jewish day schools. JEIC provides $50,000, along with research and consulting services to give give grantees optimal chances for success and to glean lessons for other innovators to build upon. The Challenge is open to any Jewish middle school or high school, regardless of denomination.

LOIs are due no later than Wednesday December 10, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. For detailed information about the JEIC and how to secure funding, visit or write to

About: The Jewish Education Innovation Challenge (JEIC) is a grantmaking initiative designed to disrupt complacency and encourage innovation in Jewish day school education. By rewarding and collaborating with talented innovators, JEIC seeks to improve the way Jewish values, literacy, practice and belief are transferred to the next generation. The project’s ultimate success will be the creation and implementation of revolutionary, practical educational models that are sustainable, accountable and scalable.

The Mayberg Family Charitable Foundation is a grantmaking family foundation with a high impact, entrepreneurial approach to philanthropy. Trustees Louis and Manette Mayberg serve on a variety of boards and are deeply involved in many issues and initiatives impacting how future generations will sustain Jewish values, literacy, practice and belief. Giving priorities include Jewish outreach and Jewish education.