Posted by: Jewish Innovation Funds
We invest in collaborative, innovative, creative and socially meaningful projects that will have a positive impact on the Cincinnati community.
Do you have an idea that would transform Jewish Cincinnati? The Jewish Federation of Cincinnati is pleased to release the Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Jewish Innovation Funds, a grants program designed to encourage strategic growth and creative program development in Cincinnati’s Jewish community.
Through this RFP, the Jewish Federation will support a single initiative…or maybe two, with an award of up to $85,000, coaching support and a cohort of mentors.
The program's investors are pooling resources and will decide together how to allocate these charitable dollars. New this year, the funders are looking to support One Big Idea (or maybe two) that is collaborative in nature social entrepreneur and/or organization addressing a Cincinnati community need through a Jewish lens. and has the potential to transform some aspect of Cincinnati’s Jewish community. As in years past, the focus will be on risk capital that serves as a catalyst for change, encourages initial stage funding innovation and has a positive impact on the Cincinnati community. The funders will engage in a group educational process to fund a collaborative, innovative, creative and socially meaningful project.
Selected grantees will receive a one-time grant between $50,000-$85,000 that may be used over a one-year period (July 2018 - July 2019). Funding is intended for application towards specific project or program-based costs. Both individuals and organizations are encouraged to apply and preference will be given to collaborative ideas.
Who is Eligible to Apply:
For further information and an application form, please visit jewishcincinnati.org/innovation/apply
Some grants require specific questions to be answered in order to make a decision. Every applicant will be required to answer the following questions in order to successfully complete the application process.
Our Jewish Giving Circle Incubator will help you bring your giving circle to life. Whether you're 23 or 73, interested in social justice or Jewish innovation, and ready to give $50 or $10,000, we want you to join the Incubator. Apply today!
Applications are open until July 31st.Apply Now