Community Impact Grants

Tidewater Jewish Foundation provides grants for new and innovative programs throughout the community.

 



COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund

The United Jewish Federation of Tidewater, the Tidewater Jewish Foundation, and our constituent agencies and affiliates are dedicated to helping our most vulnerable community members and protecting our vital institutions during these unprecedented times. We are asking for your assistance to enable us to provide that help.



IN FY 2021, TJF HAS AWARDED $256,056 IN COM­MU­NITY IM­PACT GRANTS TO:
 

Grantee

Program
B'nai Israel Congregation -Aron Kodesh Repair and Upgrade
BSHEV -Comprehensive Telehealth Initiative
Congregation Beth El

-Zoom Confidence Monitor & Touch Free VTC System
-Ongoing Mission of Inclusivity

George Mason University Hillel -ShabBox: Celebrating Shabbat During a World Pandemic
-New Sukkah
Hillel @ Virginia Tech -Campus & Community Inclusion Initiative
Kehillat Bet Hamidrash (KBH) -Protecting our Largest Resource
-Equipment for Zoom Streaming & Replacement/Upgrade to Sound System in Sanctuary
-Correcting Water Drainage
-Kitchen Enhancement
Norfolk Area Community Kollel

-Legal Holiday Program

Ohef Sholom Temple

-Virtual High Holiday Services
-Upgrading Audio for Streaming During COVID Times

Strelitz International Academy -Bonim B'Yachad-Enhanced Hebrew & Judaic Studies Learning Program
-Administrator Support Program - Jewish New Teacher Project
-Outdoor Learning Pavilion
Temple Emanuel

-Technology Upgrade
-Interactive Memorial Board

Temple Israel -Disability Access Modifications to Restrooms Outside Brody Auditorium
Toras Chaim -Auditorium Beautification Project
United Jewish Federation of Tidewater -2021 Annual Campaign
-Strategic Security Framework
UVA Hillel - Brody Jewish Center -Maintaining Student Safety During the Coronavirus Pandemic
-Passover 2021
William & Mary Hillel

-Hillel Israel Education Program
-Shenkman Jewish Center Safety & Privacy Initiative

Yeshivas Aish Kodesh (Talmudical Academy) -Kitchen Upgrade
-Library Grant
-Basketball Court Resurfacing
-Classroom Chair Replacement

 

  • Library Grant for Yeshivas Aish Kodesh, 2020

  • George Mason University Good Deeds Day, Spring 2019

  • George Mason University Good Deeds Day, Spring 2019

  • George Mason University Good Deeds Day, Spring 2019

  • George Mason University Good Deeds Day, Spring 2019

  • George Mason University Good Deeds Day, Spring 2019

  • Brody Jewish Center, UVA - Passover Around Grounds

  • Brody Jewish Center, UVA - Passover Around Grounds

  • Brody Jewish Center, UVA

  • Brody Jewish Center, UVA

  • Temple Israel, Floor Repair and Abatement - Before

  • Temple Israel, Floor Repair and Abatement - After

  • Temple Israel Sanctuary Sound System - Installation

  • Temple Israel Sanctuary Sound System - Final Installation

 Grants Process

 

The Foundation's Grant Approval process takes approximately 3 months to complete.

1)    The Grant Requests are reviewed following the grant submission deadline
2)    The Grants Committee reviews and makes recommendations on each Grant Request, to the   Board of Directors
3)    Upon reviewing the Grants Committee's recommendations, the Board of Directors accepts motions for approval or denial


 

Grant Applications

Review the Tidewater Jewish Foundation’s Grants Policy and Guidelines

To learn more about the complete grants cycle, read our FAQs!

Grant writing workshops are held biannually to learn more about the grants process and how to improve your requests. All grants are subject to the approval of the Foundation's Grants Committee and Board of Directors. For more information contact Ann Swindell at aswindell@ujft.org.

Grants Schedule

The Grants application period is now closed.

Grant Application Deadline

Grant Committee Meets to Recommend Grants Board Meeting to Approve Grants Funds Available for Approved Grants
July 10, 2021 August 11, 2021 October 5, 2021 After October 5, 2021