2018-01-03 / Local News

Federation and agencies offering financial awards

It’s “Awards Season” here in Southern New Jersey— Between January and May, multiple financial awards are available for deserving individuals and non-profits, thanks to the Jewish Community Foundation, Inc., Jewish Community Relations Council, and Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey. Applications are now being accepted for each award.

For local residents, funds are available from the Federation for Jewish overnight camp as well as teen Israel or leadership programs. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, Feb. 28. Secondly, the JCF offers Scholarship & Emerging Leader Awards, which originate from 11 separate endowment funds. Scholarship applications and emerging leader nominations are due by Thursday, Mar. 1 at 5 p.m. Lastly, the Raab/Goodwin Holocaust Center provides two awards, including the Dr. Paul Winkler Award for a teacher who enrolls in the New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education Summer Seminar, with the deadline on Tuesday, Mar. 13; and the Richard C. Goodwin- Josiah DuBois Humanitarian Award for students who exemplify the outstanding attributes of Josiah DuBois, with the deadline to apply set for Friday, Apr. 27.

For non-profit organizations, the Jewish Women’s Foundation, a committee of the Federation, offers grants to fund programs that will aim to bring positive change to the lives of Jewish women and girls in Southern New Jersey and around the world. The deadline to submit a letter of intent is Thursday, Feb. 8 at 4 p.m. Additionally, the JCF offers Grants, totaling up to $3,600 per award for new and innovative programs and services that will benefit the Southern New Jersey Jewish and secular community. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, Mar. 28 at 5 p.m.

To learn more about these award opportunities, please visit jcfsnj.org/awards, or contact each respective agency directly. s

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