Natan Announces New Grant Opportunities
Natan is now accepting applications in three program areas. All of the necessary information about applying can be found on the How to Apply and Frequently Asked Questions pages of the Natan website. Please make sure to read the Request for Proposals for whichever grant area you plan to apply for. All applicants must have operating budgets below $1.5 million.
Natan’s Confronting Antisemitism committee requests proposals from organizations that are exposing and confronting contemporary antisemitism around the world. Though the committee’s scope and spirit are global, this year Natan especially encourages applicants working on initiatives (i) tackling Europe-based antisemitism, (ii) addressing antisemitism education among teenagers, and (iii) specifically addressing antisemitic issues with non-Jewish audiences.
Natan’s Jewish Connection Grants support innovative models for connecting people to Jewish practices and experiences, Jewish culture and ideas, and Jewish networks and communities in North America. Natan is seeking pluralistic, inclusive Initiatives that embrace the full diversity of those who want to connect with Jewish life, empowering, engaging, educating, and creating community for populations that have been traditionally underrepresented in or ignored by mainstream Jewish organizations.
Natan’s Jerusalem grant committee is partnering with the Leichtag Foundation to support innovative grassroots initiatives led by members of the Jerusalem Model, a growing network of 200+ Jerusalem-based activists and social entrepreneurs.
Confronting Antisemitism and Jewish Connection
Letters of Inquiry are due by 11:59 PM EST on November 21, 2019. Natan will invite semi-finalists to complete Full Proposals by the end of December 2018. Natan will then select finalists, who will be interviewed in April or May 2020. Applicants will be notified of their final status by June 30, 2020. The grant year runs from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021.
Current recipients of Natan’s Jewish Connection and Confronting Antisemitism grants do not have to submit Letters of Inquiry at this time. Grant renewal applications will be combined with midyear grant reports, which are due January 17, 2020
Proposals are due by 11:59 PM EST on November 27, 2019. Natan will select finalists and notify applicants of their status by end of December 2019. Natan will interview finalists in Jerusalem in January 2020. Applicants will be notified of their final status by June 30, 2020. The grant year runs from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021.
Current recipients of Natan’s Jerusalem grants do not have to submit proposals at this time. Grant renewal applications will be combined with midyear grant reports, which are due January 17, 2020.
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Natan is a giving circle – a grantmaking foundation where members pool their charitable contributions, set the group’s philanthropic strategy and agenda, and collectively award grants to emerging initiatives, working actively with their leaders to help them grow. Natan believes that educated, engaged, and entrepreneurial philanthropy can transform both givers and grant recipients.
Natan is especially interested in supporting entrepreneurial individuals, startups and fledgling organizations – catalyzing and supporting innovation that begins on the margins of the Jewish organizational world in order to develop new standalone organizations and to infuse innovative thinking into larger, legacy institutions.