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TAMRITZ is seeking to train and coach five Jewish Day Middle Schools who are passionate about harnessing digital media for impact on student learning and engagement. These Jewish Day Schools must be willing to take risks to pilot an innovative approach to learning with new media, “digital badge learning.”
Updated: Apr. 28, 2013
Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies Announces Significant Tuition Grants to Masa Israel Journey Alumni
The Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem recently announced a new initiative exclusively for Masa Israel Journey program alumni: significant tuition grants of up to 70% off for the 2013-2014 Year Program. These $4,000 Year Program tuition grants are available on a limited basis, and roughly parallel the amounts awarded by Masa Israel Journey to those eligible in order to help cover the cost of full-time study at Pardes.
Updated: Feb. 26, 2013
The Jim Joseph Foundation's new website features a personal reflection by Adene Sacks, who just recently departed the Foundation after five years as program officer. Here she offers her observations – both retrospectively and prospectively – on the Foundation’s learning and its field-building efforts during its first five years of grant making.
Updated: Jul. 31, 2012
The Covenant Foundation recently announced nearly $900,000 in new grants as part of its mission to support and advance excellence and impact in Jewish education. The new round of grants underscores a commitment to initiatives across the landscape of Jewish educational experiences, settings and audiences, and propel innovative work in technology, new media, youth engagement and community building through education.
Updated: Jan. 24, 2012
The Orthodox Union recently announced recipients of “Day School Affordability” challenge grants for seven projects nationwide, with the objective of developing “innovative and replicable solutions to address day school affordability.” The grants, part of a $150,000 OU initiative to confront the affordability issue, were announced on the concluding day of a two-day “Summit on the Affordability of Jewish Education” arranged by the OU to stimulate discussion and planning on dealing with this critical issue in Orthodox life.
Updated: Dec. 29, 2011
The One Happy Camper Program Gives Campers a Gift Toward Their First Summer at Jewish Overnight Camp
The Foundation for Jewish Camp (FJC), in partnership with organizations across North America, offers incentive grants—ranging from $700 to $1000—to first-time overnight Jewish campers. Grants are awarded to campers who will attend a nonprofit Jewish overnight camp. Last summer, this program helped more than 10,000 new campers enjoy Jewish overnight camps.
Updated: Dec. 07, 2011
The Covenant Foundation is currently inviting applications for the 2011 Covenant Grants that focus on cultivating excellent, effective, and creative Jewish education in North America. Because it believes that education occurs in all settings and environments, The Covenant Foundation defines formal and informal Jewish education in its broadest possible terms, funding early childhood, youth, family, and adult Jewish education across all denominations and in all settings.
Updated: Jan. 25, 2011
The Covenant Foundation invites applications for the 2010 Covenant Grants for innovative programs in Jewish schools, agencies, community organizations, and other institutional settings. These grants will provide funding to help creative Jewish educators develop and implement significant and cost-effective approaches to Jewish education that are potentially replicable in other settings. Covenant Grants may also be awarded for projects whose purpose is to disseminate particularly effective existing programs.
Updated: Jan. 12, 2010
The Legacy Heritage Innovation Project is a non-denominational initiative to support synagogues which are creating new paradigms for congregational education, introducing systemic change through an integrated, family-based approach. It prioritizes projects which embed learning in the rhythm of Jewish living on Shabbat and chagim, engage parents and children in consistent learning and practice, link the different dimensions of Jewish living and foster collaboration and synergy within congregational life.
Updated: Aug. 25, 2009
In an effort to learn from the field, AVI CHAI’s Board of Trustees has recently allocated funding to support creative uses of technology for Jewish education. Grants of $2,000 to $10,000 are available for those educators in North American Day Schools who can identify and develop innovative approaches to using technology in their teaching. Applications will be accepted until December 1, 2008.
Updated: Nov. 12, 2008