The Hadassah Foundation has issued a Request for Proposals for gender-sensitive, social change projects that help low-income women in Israel achieve economic security. The Foundation will provide a small number of grants to innovative projects in one or more of the following areas:
- Grassroots Programs that provide low-income women with resources and training to enable them to become financially self-sufficient
- Legal and Policy Advocacy Initiatives that benefit low-income women and help them to improve their economic situation
- Business Development Services that help women who own established businesses to improve their outreach and attract new customers and markets
Applicants must have Israeli amutah or mossad tziburi status.
See The Hadassah Foundation website for guidelines, instructions, and application form.
Deadline: August 9, 2010
about: Established by Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America, The Hadassah Foundation is dedicated to refocusing the priorities of the Jewish community through innovative and creative funding for women and girls in the United States and Israel.
The Foundation’s mission is to improve the status, health, and well-being of women and girls; bring their contributions, issues, and needs from the margins to the center of Jewish concern; and encourage and facilitate their active participation in decision-making and leadership in all spheres of life.