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Carry Cohn Jewish Education Fund

Grants to California and Nevada Individuals in Eligible
Locations for Educational Programs Related to Judaism

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Jewish Community Foundation of the West (JCFW)

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Grants to California and Nevada individuals in eligible locations to pursue educational programs related to Judaism. Funding is intended to encourage and assist young adults who are interested in deepening their commitment to a better Jewish future by advancing their Jewish education. Funding is intended to support young adults demonstrating financial need in pursuing a broad range of such eligible educational programs. Grants should benefit youth in the greater Sacramento region, including the Tahoe/Truckee area, Chico, and other regions where JCFW has donors or in which it operates.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 190364

Estimated Size of Grant:

2020 Grant Available: $300

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility Requirements:
- Applicants must be under 25; and
- This grant must be made to an eligible 501c(3)

Pre-Application Information:

Grant Application Deadline: July 11th, 2020

To apply for this grant, please email the following information:
- A letter of request, not more than two pages. The letter should include the name and brief description of the program the applicant is attending or wishes to attend; the educational goal of the program and how the applicant feels this experience will shape her/his Jewish life. This should also include any future community activities that may occur as a result of participation in this program.
- A statement of financial need for the grant. This can come from a parent or the applicant and need not be an "official" financial statement.
- A letter of recommendation from a Jewish Educator, Rabbi, synagogue board member or other Jewish professional. NOTE: If this cannot be obtained call JCFW for assistance in determining what would qualify as a recommendation.
- The JCFW Grant Committee may request a personal interview.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Email information to:

Jewish Community Foundation of the West
2130 21st Street
Sacramento, California 95818
(916) 441-1613

Grant Coverage Areas:

Greater Sacramento region, including the Tahoe/Truckee area, Chico, and other regions where JCFW has donors or in which it operates.

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Geographic Focus:

USA: California;   Nevada

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