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The deadline to submit Letters of Intent (LOIs) has passed. If you would like more information about Community Impact grants, please contact Rabbi Andrew Kastner at andrew@jfed.org.

Click here for the Letter of Intent submission form.
Deadline: Thursday, February 2, 2017


The Jewish Federation and the Jewish Community Foundation of the East Bay provide grants to non-profit organizations whose work impact the East Bay Jewish community in two categories:

Special consideration will be given to collaborative initiatives.

Organizations may submit only one proposal.

This year, synagogues are invited to submit Community Impact Grant proposals for programmatic support.


In order to be eligible, organizations must:

Organizations can also submit applications through a sponsoring organization if the sponsor has 501(c)(3) status, and provides written authorization confirming its willingness to act as the fiscal sponsor.

Organizations will be notified by Thursday, February 16, 2017 whether a full proposal will be invited. At that time, you will be sent the 2017–18 Request for Proposals (RFP) format. Full proposals will be due on Friday March 24, 2017, and decisions will be announced in late May 2017.

If you have questions about eligibility or your proposal concept, please contact Rabbi Andrew Kastner, Director of Community Impact, at 510.809.4934 or andrew@jfed.org.

If you have any questions about the 2017-2018 Impact Grants process, please contact Alison Stein, Community Impact Program Officer, at 510.809.4911 or alison@jfed.org.