The Jewish Education Project

The Jewish Education Project's Microgrant Application 2019-2020

Application Instructions

Before beginning this application, please review the short response questions here. Once you begin your application, you will have the ability to save your progress and return to your application.  

The Jewish Education Project Microgrant application requires a submission of a proposed budget. You may download the template to complete here. Please save the document as Organization_Proposal (i.e. JewishEdProject_Proposal).


To receive a Microgrant, your organization must have 501(c)3 status and work within our catchment area of New York City, Long Island, or Westchester County.

Areas of Concentration

Our 2019-2020 Microgrants seek to support Thriving in Jewish Education. We are looking for innovative educational experiences in the following areas*:

  •  Leadership: fostering and acquiring skills that strengthen team building and change management

  • Well-being: promoting a stronger sense of self: programs supporting well-being, mindfulness,  resilience, mental health, and civic engagement

  • Spirituality: supporting innovations to develop the capacity to grapple with and express spiritual journeys, spirituality, mindfulness; to learn about and positively change Shabbat and Jewish holidays, and to augment those experiences to expand beyond the synagogue

  • Israel Education: fostering a positive relationship to the land, people, and state of Israel including its complexities (specific grants available for Qushiyot alumni)

  • Family and Parent Engagement: with particular interest in (but not limited to) family engagement in teen years

  • Russian Jewish Community: Specific grants are available for GPG network participants from New York

*If working with t(w)een population please align your educational experiences with the Gen Now Outcomes

All grant recipients will also be given coaching sessions from The Jewish Education Project staff. Grant recipients will be responsible for a brief report, project documentation, and financial reporting.

Important Dates

  • Applications are due in their entirety by 5 PM on Monday, October 7, 2019.

  • Grant recipients will be notified by November 22, 2019. Grant experiences must be completed by Tuesday, June 30, 2020.

  • Grant recipients are required to attend an end of the year reception in late May/June (date TBD) at our NYC office to network and share their successes with others.

If you have any questions or wish to speak to someone on staff about your proposal, please email Josh Schwartz at

The Jewish Education Project's Microgrant Application 2019-2020

Proposed Learning Experience

You can find the template for the budget here.

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