Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles awards $1.2 millon in Israel Grants

Kaima young farmers installing a drip irrigation system; credit: Amutat Kaima.

The Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles (The Foundation) has awarded $1.2 million to six organizations through its annual Israel Grants program focused on strengthening the country’s Jewish identity and advancing economic development and self-sufficiency, including programs supporting at-risk youth.

Since 2010, The Foundation has distributed grants in Israel totaling over $10 million to more than 60 organizations. The Foundation, the largest manager of charitable assets and planned giving solutions for Los Angeles Jewish philanthropists, awards its Israel Grants to organizations that possess a strong track record of creating meaningful change, have achievable outcomes, affect a significant number of people or regions, and offer opportunities for partnerships with other funders.

2018 Israel Grant recipients include:

Jewish Identity
Ethiopian National Project
Meitarim Network for Inclusive Jewish Education
Panim: The Israeli-Judaism Network

Economic Development/SelfSufficiency
Amutat Kaima

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