• Challenge: The Jewish
    Community needs to remain
    vibrant and relevant
    JEWISH CHARITABLE | enriching the jewish experience in the u.s. | birthright israel
    response: INSPIRING STUDENTS TO DEVELOP A STRONG
    JEWISH IDENTITY THROUGH QUALITY PROGRAMS
  • Challenge: The Jewish
    community is not adequately
    welcoming of interfaith
    families
    response: PROVIDING RESOURCES
    FOR INTERFAITH FAMILIES TO FIND
    FULFILLMENT IN JEWISH LIFE
    JEWISH CHARITABLE | INTERFAITH FAMILIES IN THE U.S. | INTERFAITHFAMILY
  • Challenge: Israel is a desert
    nation with diminishing
    water resources
    response: Foster the next generation
    of natural resource stewards
    ENVIRONMENT | WATER conservation IN ISRAEL | JERUSALEM FOUNDATION
  • Challenge: the jewish
    community needs to engage
    rising generations in
    order to remain vital
    response: creating a pipeline of
    outstanding jewish educators
    JEWISH CHARITABLE | JEWISH EDUCATION IN THE U.S. | pardes center for jewish educators
  • Challenge: Population growth
    in Israel increases the need for
    high quality medical care
    response: supporting israel medical care
    by staying at the forefront of medicine
    JEWISH CHARITABLE | MEDICAL CARE IN ISRAEL | schneider children’s MEDICAL CENTER
  • Challenge: 80% of non-
    Orthodox Israelis self-
    identified as knowing little
    or nothing about Judaism
    response: highlighting judaism’s
    relevance to secular youth
    JEWISH CHARITABLE | RELIGIOUS PLURALISM IN ISRAEL | shalom hartman institute
  • Challenge: Today’s economic
    climate has created human
    services needs in the Jewish
    community
    response: Providing vital human services
    within a framework of Jewish values
    JEWISH CHARITABLE | social services in the u.s. and israel | the ark
  • Challenge: More than 1,000
    acts of anti-Semitism took
    place in the United States
    in 2011
    response: preserving and teaching
    the lessons of the Holocaust
    JEWISH CHARITABLE | HOLOCAUST & ANTI-SEMITISM IN THE U.S. | us holocaust memorial museum
  • Challenge: Diminishing
    resources are causing top
    academics to leave Israel
    response: Supporting research and providing
    funding for promising graduate students
    JEWISH CHARITABLE | SCIENCE & HIGHER EDUCATION in israel | Hebrew University

Upcoming Deadlines

Spring 2015

 
Letter of Intent
Submission Deadline
Friday, January 16

Proposal
Invitation Deadline
Rolling cycle

Proposal
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Jewish Charitable

We support programs that help build a more robust and vibrant Jewish community


We believe in supporting the Jewish community in Chicago and nationally. We support the State of Israel through poverty and medical programs with the goal of benefiting all Israeli citizens. Our goal is to assist and support programs that advance the causes of Jewish identity and Jewish engagement, and caring for those in need. Our portfolio provides support to Jewish organizations which wish to build or enhance a vibrant Jewish community.

Jewish Charitable portfolios include:

  • Enriching the Jewish Experience in the U.S.
  • Jewish Education in the U.S.
  • Interfaith Families in the U.S.
  • Holocaust & Anti-Semitism in the U.S. and Israel
  • Social Services in the U.S. and Israel
  • Medical Care in Israel
  • Environment in Israel
  • Science & Higher Education in Israel
  • Religious Pluralism in Israel

For more information, contact jewish@crown-chicago.com.