RFP to Help Women and Girls in the U.S. Jewish Community

The Hadassah Foundation seeks proposals for social change projects that help women and girls in the United States Jewish community.

The Hadassah Foundation has issued a Request for Proposals for gender-sensitive, social change projects for women and girls in the United States Jewish community. The Foundation will provide a small number of grants to innovative projects in one or more of the following areas:

  1. Projects that encourage self-confidence, leadership skills, and healthy lifestyle choices among adolescent girls and young women in the Jewish community and/or build awareness among influential adults (parents, teachers, other mentors) in their lives.
  2. Projects that help women help women and/or girls achieve economic security

Applicants must be tax-exempt under Section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

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.