Grants from the Social Justice Fund mainly benefit the greater Columbus community, with priority given to collaborative programs and those that engage Columbus’ diversity community. Emphasis is placed on new service initiatives or expanded services that address unmet community needs and complement of improve existing community services.
Grants from the Columbus Jewish Foundation’s Social Justice Fund seek to fund programs that:
- Address social injustice.
- Provide leadership to and funding for local Jewish social action programs.
- Advance positive relations between the local Jewish community and other groups.
- Educate local leaders regarding issues important to the Jewish community.
Social Justice grants can be awarded for a wide range of programs, including those addressing illiteracy, tolerance, anti-Semitism, and community-bridging.
Certain projects may be eligible for multi-year funding, particularly if they are integral to the successful implementation of clearly defined strategic planning objectives. Continued funding is contingent upon measurable success in meeting the strategic objectives and available funds.
Mini-grants are capped at $1,500.
Click here to apply for a Grant.