Reminder: “Breaking Barriers” Matching Grant Program – Applications Closing Soon

Does your organization develop programs that promote inclusion of people with disabilities in the Jewish community? If so, consider applying for a grant through “Breaking Barriers,” a matching grant program developed in honor of 2016 Genesis Prize Laureate Itzhak Perlman and administered by Jewish Funders Network. Applications will be accepted through March 31, 2017. The initiative will promote the inclusion of people with disabilities in all aspects of Jewish communal life, echoing Mr. Perlman’s lifelong dedication to breaking barriers and creating a society fully inclusive for people of all abilities.

This is the second matching grant collaboration between the Genesis Prize Foundation and Jewish Funders Network, following the 2015 Avenues to Jewish Engagement for Intermarried Couples and their Families, in honor of the 2015 Genesis Prize Laureate Michael Douglas, which generated $3.3 million in new funds. These matching grant initiatives mobilize the philanthropic community to increase the number of funders and grant dollars supporting their respective causes.

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