A variety of grant and scholarship opportunities are available:
Special Initiatives Fund (SIF) Grants
SIF grants serve special purposes. Ignition Grants support innovative or one-time needs; Women's Endowment Fund grants support programs benefiting girls and women locally and in Israel; and Small Agency Sustainability grants provide operational support to small agencies serving Western Washington Jewish communities. Grants are awarded on varying schedules.
Emergency Capital Loans
A loan fund is available for Western Washington Jewish organizations facing emergency building and equipment needs.
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.
Jewish Educator Scholarships
Education Services at the Jewish Federation offers professional development scholarships to professionals working in Jewish education.