< Jewish Women’s Foundation
The 2021-2024 Grantees approved in May 2021 range across a variety of JWF Impact Areas, serving Jewish women and girls at various points on both the religious and socioeconomic spectrum. They represent great opportunities for expanding awareness of, and connection to, the diversity of our community.
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Projects that promote relationships among women from different cultures, denominations and economic status.
Projects that address building financial literacy and self-sufficiency, improving the economic status for women and their families.
Projects that provide educational opportunities for women and girls to increase their voices by developing skills such as negotiation and advocating.
Projects that address the elimination of injustices and changing attitudes that systematically exclude or disadvantage women.
Projects that protect, promote and educate about health and healthy lifestyles.
Partial funding for a three-year financial education program for young women in the San Diego Jewish community. This pilot program includes an education series, bootcamps, and one-off community speaker events covering topics such as goal setting, negotiating, investing, navigating transitions, and building a prosperous future. Multiple cohorts will be formed to create community with networking opportunities around learning.
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To create an adaptation of Moving Traditions’ Rosh Hodesh program for the needs of Orthodox young women; and to train a cohort to implement the program as a pilot in the San Diego Orthodox community. The program provides a safe space for young women, teens, and girls to have healthy conversations about sensitive topics and to provide a space to broaden their horizons and identities as young women.
Beth Jacob Website
This grant will provide an extra year of support and leadership development for the graduates of Shavot’s Mentoring Program. Middle school girls meet monthly as a group and weekly with a 1:1 mentor to strengthen leadership skills such as public speaking, self-presentation, and entrepreneurship.
Post high school gap year program (Mechina) that aims to empower and transform young women from at-risk and immigrant communities. Girls are provided with resources, skills and necessary support to rise above their circumstances, succeed in the IDF, and become active members of society. JWF funding will support an Advocacy Skills program where girls will create and implement an awareness campaign about a cause significant to them.
Impact Israel Website