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The Jewish Federation is working for a vibrant, thriving Jewish community, today and tomorrow. The Federation serves as a community voice, strengthens connections with Israel and World Jewry, and makes investments in Jewish life, for today and the next generation.

 A variety of grant and scholarship opportunities are available:

Special Initiatives Fund (SIF) Grants

Ignition Grants provide up to $5,000 for new, pilot or one-time projects.
Fiscal Year 2017 Cycle: Click here to see Fiscal Year 2017 grant awards.


Women's Endowment Fund grants support programs that empower and improve the lives of women and girls, locally and in Israel.
Fiscal Years 2017-2018 Cycle: Click here to see Fiscal Years 2017-2018 grant awards.


Small Agency Sustainability grants provide up to $5,000 in operational support for Jewish organizations serving Western Washington Jewish communities with an annual operating budget of $200,000 or less.
Fiscal Year 2017 Cycle: Award notifications will be sent the week of May 1, 2017.


Emergency Capital Loans
A loan fund is available for Western Washington Jewish organizations facing emergency building, equipment, and security upgrade needs.

Camp Scholarships
The Federation awards need-based scholarships and first-time camper incentive grants enabling kids to attend Jewish overnight summer camp.

Teen Israel Scholarships
The Federation awards scholarships enabling teens to go on life-transforming Israel Experiences.