The Women’s Endowment Fund supports programs that empower and improve the lives of women and girls, locally and in Israel. The grant operates on a two-year cycle.

Programs must serve a minimum of 15 participants each year. Organizations may only request funding for one program. To be eligible for funding, a program must have been active for at least one full fiscal year and is guaranteed to continue for the two-year duration of the grant. Capital funding proposals will not be accepted.

There is a maximum request limit of $5,000 per fiscal year, for a total of $10,000 for the two-year cycle.

Organizations that apply for a Women’s Endowment Fund grant must meet one of the the following criteria:

1) Jewish organization in Western Washington that is a 501(c)(3) organization or presumed to be under IRS guidelines
2) Any Israeli non-profit agency (must have “American/Friends Of” partner or other fiscal sponsor)
3) Non-profit arts and culture organizations in King or south Snohomish counties with a “Jewish-themed” project

Organizations are required to have been in operation for a minimum of two full fiscal years by January 2017 to be eligible.

To learn more, contact:

Sierra Lawe
Phone: 206.774.2252


Our Impact


Children have received PJ Library and PJ Our Way books since the programs’ beginning through April 2017.