The Hadassah Foundation is dedicated to refocusing the priorities of the Jewish community through innovative and creative funding for women and girls in the United States and Israel.
The foundation has issued a Request for Proposals for gender-sensitive social change projects that help low-income women in Israel achieve economic security. The foundation will provide a small number of grants to innovative projects in one or more of the following areas: grassroots programs that provide low-income women with resources and training to enable them to become financially self-sufficient; legal and policy advocacy initiatives that benefit low-income women and help them to improve their economic situation; and business development services that help women who own established businesses to improve their outreach and attract new customers and markets. Applicants must have Israeli amutah or mossad tziburi status.
The foundation has also issued a Request for Proposals for gender-sensitive social change projects serving women and girls in the United States Jewish community. The foundation will provide a small number of grants in one or more of the following areas: projects that encourage self-confidence, leadership skills, and healthy lifestyle choices among adolescent girls and young women in the Jewish community and/or build awareness among influential adults (parents, teachers, other mentors) in their lives; and projects that help women help women and/or girls achieve economic security.
Date due: August 9, 2010
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