The San Francisco-based Jim Joseph Foundation has announced that up to $4,552,078 in new grants were recently awarded. 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:

  • Stanford University: Consortium for Applied Studies in Jewish Education (CASJE) 2.0
    Total Awarded: Up to $1,528,040 over six years (2013-2019)
  • Yeshivat Chovevei Torah (YCT) Rabbinical School: Organizational Capacity Building Challenge Grant
    Total Awarded: Up to $1,200,000 over eighteen months (2013-2015)
  • Facing History and Ourselves National Foundation, Inc.: Facing History and Ourselves Partner Jewish Day Schools Project
    Total Awarded: Up to $600,000 over five years (2013-2018)
  • DeLeT Program
    Total Awarded to Brandeis University: Up to $385,576 over one year (2014-2015)
    Total Awarded to Hebrew Union College—Jewish Institute of Religion: Up to $588,462 over one year (2014-2015)
  • New York University’s Berman Jewish Policy Archive: Jewish Survey Question Bank
    Total Awarded: Up to $250,000 over five years (2013-2018)

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

Additional details can be found on the Foundation’s website.

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