Grant Making Overview and Applications

The Jewish Community Foundation of Greater MetroWest NJ is proud to support our communities by making grants pursuant to our ability to our ability to qualified 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations in NJ and Israel.

Organizations seeking support for critical needs in the community may consider applying to the JCF Grant Review Committee, which is currently accepting applications by invitation only. For more information, please contact
Renie Carniol, Funder Services Manager, at
(973) 929-3097.

Jewish organizations can also apply for grants from Iris Teen Tzedekah, a program of JCF and The Partnership for Jewish Learning and Life.  Contact Shaina Goldberg, Coordinator of Jewish Service Learning, via email or at (973) 929-2966.


Organizations working to aid seniors, advance eldercare programs and those that care for them may be eligible for support through the Grotta Fund.

The Jewish Women's Foundation of NJ makes grants to help non-profits work collaboratively and strategically to empower women and girls, address their critical needs and improve their quality of life.


The Ness Fund makes grants to improve economic development in Israel’s Negev region, with an emphasis on attracting and maintaining a strong young adult population throughout the region. 


Scholarships are available for individuals.  Support for Jewish overnight camp may be available from Individuals may also receive interest-free loans from Hebrew Free Loan of NJ




Questions? Need Additional Information? 

Please contact a JCF professional by calling (973) 929-3113.


Visit our Advisory Council Funds page.