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The Jewish Women’s Foundation of South Palm Beach County has identified three main areas that funding is needed to improve the lives of Jewish women and children.

Grant prospects are invited to submit project and program proposals that relate to the following targeted areas, as well as any other areas of need that affect Jewish women and children.

1. Economic Security/Legal Reform for Women and Children

JWF will review projects addressing the economic status and legal advocacy for Jewish women and children locally, nationally, and internationally.

Each focus area targets issues of advocacy in their particular area.

This subcommittee will focus on projects that approach advocacy at the level of legal reform, policy reform, etc.

Projects for consideration may include, but are not limited to:

• Economic Empowerment
• Financial Literacy
• Legal Advocacy
• Professional Development
• Business Development
• Micro-Enterprise

2. Health and Abuse Prevention for Women and Children

JWF will review projects addressing the health and abuse prevention for Jewish women and children locally, nationally and internationally.

Projects related to protecting, promoting and educating about health will all be considered on this agenda.

Projects for consideration may include, but are not limited to:

• Domestic Violence
• Violence Against Women
• Health Education
• Screening and Prevention Programs

3. Education/Leadership Development for Women and Children

JWF will review projects addressing educational opportunities and leadership development for Jewish women and children including such skills such as negotiation and self-advocacy.

Projects for consideration may include, but are not limited to:

• Teen Mentoring
• Leadership Development
• Advocacy and Negotiation
• Community Empowerment
• Service-Learning

View the list of grants awarded for examples of programs funded in these areas.


CONTACT INFORMATION

Lisbeth Rock Cauff, Director, Foundation Leadership Engagement
561.852.3188 | LisbethC@bocafed.org