Grant Programs:

The purpose of the Jewish Life program is to foster a vibrant, inclusive Jewish community in the Bay Area that offers opportunities for engagement in Jewish life and that encourages participation in the broader pluralistic society. This purpose will be achieved through the following funding goals and strategies:

Promoting Diversity: To promote a Jewish community accepting of its diversity and better able to harness the strength that results from a diverse population.
  • To support efforts to create an inviting and inclusive environment for the diverse individuals and families seeking a place within the Jewish community.
  • To support programs that recognize, embrace and serve the diversity of ideas, values and religious perspectives within the Jewish community.

Building Partnerships: To foster rich partnerships and build secure bridges between the Jewish community and other communities.
  • To combat prejudice against and promote acceptance of the Jewish community and other vulnerable communities through education, advocacy and communication.
  • To foster Jewish participation in organizations, programs and services that supports the needs and aspirations of recent immigrants.
  • To encourage the collaboration of the Jewish community with other faith traditions to promote social and economic justice.

* How To Apply: For a step-by-step guide to the Fund's grant application process, please see the For Grantseekers section of our Web site.