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 running programs in New Jersey and Israel.

Innovations Grant Funding


JCF’s Innovations Fund is now accepting grant applications for funding. Grants will be awarded to innovative programs or initiatives that enhance our Greater MetroWest Jewish community, particularly those that foster meaningful Jewish connections with people who do not feel engaged. Priority areas include single or married individuals without children (ages 21-45), interfaith couples and families, and LGBTQ.


Total funds available for selected innovation grant programs: $150,000 for FY 19


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

The Innovations Grant deadline is November 14, 2018. Start your application today. Please email Yaffa Karp, with any questions.


Jewish organizations can also apply for grants from Iris Teen Tzedekah, a program of JCF and Federation's JTEEN.  Contact Yoni Glatt, Coordinator of Jewish Service Learning, via email or at (973) 929-2975.


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.


Visit our Advisory Council Funds page.