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Ensuring a vibrant, thriving Jewish community, today and tomorrow

The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle is making investments to lay a strong foundation for the next generation of Jewish life.

The Special Initiatives Fund is held by the Seattle Jewish Community Endowment Fund, a vital source of support for local Jewish organizations and programs. The fund is managed by the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle.

To learn more about the Federation’s grant-making, marketing, co-sponsorship, and partnership guidelines for events or projects, please click here.

Special Initiatives Fund (SIF) Grants

Small Agency Sustainability Grants

Small Agency Sustainability Grants for Fiscal Year 2019 are now live! Find out more.

Small Agency Sustainability Grants, awarded annually, provide up to $5,000 each in operational support for Jewish organizations serving Western Washington Jewish communities with an annual operating budget of $150,000 or less. Application deadline is Friday, March 1, 2019.

Fiscal Year 2018 Small Agency Sustainability Grant recipients
Fiscal Year 2017 Small Agency Sustainability Grant recipients

Women’s Endowment Fund Grants

Women’s Endowment Fund Grants, awarded biennially, provide up to $10,000 each for programs and projects that improve the lives of girls and women, locally and in Israel. Thank you to all the organizations that submitted applications for the 2019-2020 cycle. The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle will announce grant recipients in early April 2019.

Fiscal Years 2017-2018 Women’s Endowment Fund Grants

Ignition Grants

Federation announces award of $109,500 in Fiscal Year 2019 Ignition Grants for 20 projects. Take a look!

The Federation offers Ignition Grants to encourage innovation and help community organizations explore new ways of serving community. Ignition Grants, awarded annually, provide up to $7,500 each for new, pilot, or one-time projects.

Fiscal Year 2018 Ignition Grant recipients
Fiscal Year 2017 Ignition Grant recipients

To learn more, contact:

Caitlin Roth
Email:  caitlinr@jewishinseattle.org
Phone: 206.774.2218

Emergency Capital Needs Fund

The Emergency Capital Needs Fund assists Western Washington Jewish community institutions, organizations, and synagogues with emergency capital repairs or replacements, including physical plant equipment and security upgrades. The Capital Needs Committee may make loans of up to $75,000.

 

Our Impact

$99,500

In Ignition and Small Agency Sustainability grants awarded in 2018 through the Special Initiatives Fund.