The Jewish Education Project MicroGrants 2021 - 2022

Applications due: October 29, 2021 at 5:00 pm EDT
The Jewish Education Project

Applications are now open. 

To view a PDF of the application questions, click here.
 

Each year The Jewish Education Project offers Microgrants in the Greater New York City area (New York City, Westchester, and Long Island) to support innovative ideas from thought to action. We offer up to $2,500 in grants to each awardee. 

THESE GRANTS IGNITE IDEAS AND HELP TURN THEM INTO REALITY OFTEN MAKING A SUBSTANTIAL IMPACT ON THE INSTITUTION. 
 

You may apply for a Microgrant between $500 and $2,500.

Innovative Experiences

Our Microgrants are looking for innovative educational experiences in the following areas: 

  • Jewish in the Home 

  • Thriving/Wellness/Mental Health 

  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice 

  • Digital Engagement  

  • Adaptive Challenges/Leadership Development  

  • Responding to Antisemitism and Anti-Zionism 

 


Microgrant Criteria

 

CRITERIA FOR AWARDING MICROGRANTS: 

  • Level of innovation 

  • Impact 

  • Quality of content 

  • Feasibility 

  • Leadership 

 


Eligibility

 

ELIGIBILITY: 

  • Your organization must have 501(c) 3 status 

  • Your organization must work within our catchment area of New York City, Long Island, and Westchester County 

  • Your experience(s) must target learners between early childhood and 12th grade 

 


Timeline

 

TIMELINE:

  • Applications Open – Monday, September 13, 2021
  • Microgrant Ideation Session – Tuesday, October 12, 2021 (optional)
  • Applications Due – Friday, October 29, 2021
  • Microgrants Announced – Week of Monday, November 22, 2021 
  • First check-in with Coach – complete by first week of January 2022
  • Group check-in by topic - February 2022
  • Second check-in with Coach – complete by last week of March 2022
  • Group check-in by topic - April 2022
  • Final report/statements of impact due - Thursday, June 2, 2022
  • Shareabration with all Microgrant recipients - Thursday, June 16, 2022

 

Interested in learning more or want application help? Contact Hillary Gardenswartz