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

Innovation Grant Funding

innovationWe are seeking individuals and organizations that will offer an inventive, bold program to create a more vibrant Greater MetroWest Jewish community either locally or in Israel.

JCF is now accepting grant applications to develop new programs and services that will catalyze long-term strength and vitality in our community. Total funds available for selected innovation grant programs: $100,000 (starting July 2017 through July 2018).

For more information review the JCF Innovation Grant Guidelines which will provide key information and a link to the on-line application.

Jewish organizations can also apply for grants from Iris Teen Tzedekah, a program of JCF and Federation's JTEEN.  Contact Michael Strom, Coordinator of Jewish Service Learning, via email or at (973) 929-2963.

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. Individuals may receive scholarship grants to study in Israel at Alexander Muss High School. Contact Yoni Glatt, Director of JTEEN at or (973) 929-2975.


Questions? Need Additional Information? 

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


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