Grants & Scholarships

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TJF administers grants and other funding opportunities through a network of generous programs and foundations. Impacting myriad areas of Jewish life and identity, including education and travel, community growth and innovation, the TJF grants & scholarships open up a world of opportunity to the local community.



Community Impact Grants

TJF provides grants for new and innovative programs throughout the local Tidewater Jewish community. Grant cycles run twice per year. 



Stein Family Scholarship

This needs-based scholarship is awarded annually to students in the Hampton Roads area, providing up to $20,000 each year for college tuition. Scholarships are renewable up to four years for a maximum $80,000. 



Feldman Family Scholarship

This annual scholarship provides financial assistance to Jewish students living in Virginia and entering into a degree program in the field of medicine, dentistry, or related field. Applications are accepted each year from May 1 — July 1.



One Happy Camper

Tidewater Jewish Foundation is proud to partner with the Foundation for Jewish Camp’s One Happy Camper program to offer needs-blind grants of up to $1,000 for Jewish overnight camp.



Simon Family Passport to Israel

Tidewater Jewish Foundation is pleased to offer the Simon Family Passport to Israel Fund, which provides grants to Jewish students, ages 13–22, to participate in an Israel trip experience. The Simon Family Passport is open to individuals connected to the Tidewater Jewish community.




Other grant opportunities



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