Our grantees

Since its inception in 2000, The Miriam Fund has awarded over $6 million to organizations doing crucial work in pursuit of gender equity.

Our grantee partners for FY25 are:

Israel grantees
 

Mahapach-Taghir – 2nd year
Project: “Second Opportunity” Program
Description: Empowering disadvantaged women through higher education

Economic Empowerment for Women 2nd year
Project: Keep on Growing
Description: Business Forums for Businesswomen in Crisis

The Eden Center – 2nd year
Project: General Operating Support
Description: Making the mikvah welcoming and accessible, and using it as a platform to increase women's health and safety

Beit Ruth for Young Women & Girls At Risk  – 1st year
Project: Vocational Education & Skills Initiative
Description: Readying girls who have suffered trauma with professional and life skills to better prepare them for long-term sustainable employment

ATZUM-Justice Works – 1st year
Project: Task Force on Human Trafficking
Description: Formation and maintenance of a 14-member organization Coalition Against Trafficking and Prostitution

Jewish grantees
 

Mayyim Hayyim – 3rd year
Project: Let Justice Well Up
Description: Educational series building bridges among the diverse women in our community by creating new immersion ceremonies

Torah Academy – 3rd year
Project: Makerspace Lab
Description: Expand their Makerspace Lab program to foster interest in STEM for girls in kindergarten through 8th grade

Yachad New England / National Jewish Council for Disabilities – 2nd year
Project: Y.E.S. Your Expressive Self
Description: Art education and art therapy project for Jewish teens and young adult women with intellectual and developmental disabilities and autism

Bais Yaakov of Boston – 1st year
Project: Python Coding Course
Description: Providing a college-level Python coding course to girls in high school

Jewish Alliance for Law and Social Action, Inc. (JALSA) – 1st year
Project: Protecting Abortion Access
Description: Mobilize and educate the Massachusetts Jewish community to defend access to abortion

Jewish Family Service of Metrowest – 1st year
Project: Jewish Elderly Women Homeless Prevention - Home Share Model Pilot
Description: Assist in securing emergency housing for Jewish women facing eviction and homelessness, and participate in area-wide strategic planning for long-term solutions to this critical housing shortage

Secular grantees
 

Bellesini Academy – 3rd year
Project: Enhanced Girls' STEM Lab
Description: Increase girls’ engagement in STEM through more hands-on laboratory activities, afterschool programs, mentoring opportunities, and experiences out of the classroom.

Science Club for Girls – 3rd year
Project: STEM Opportunities for K–12 Girls
Description: To expand and enhance its virtual and in-person STEM programming for girls

Roca, Inc. – 2nd year
Project: Young Mothers’ Program
Description: Support for the highest-risk young mothers while supporting and promoting the school readiness of their young children

RESPOND, Inc. – 2nd year
Project: Survivors of Abuse Feeling Empowered for Re-entry (SAFER)
Description: The first domestic violence program for women in a Massachusetts jail or prison

The Women’s Bar Foundation of Massachusetts – 1st year
Project: Family Law Project for Domestic Abuse Survivors
Description: Provide free legal assistance to low-income survivors of domestic abuse, so they can break the cycle of abuse and poverty

Women’s Lunch Place – 1st year
Project: Legal Services Project
Description: Help fund a full-time lawyer to assist women experiencing homelessness, hunger, and poverty with legal issues that constitute barriers to their improved health, stability, and self-sufficiency

View the complete list of grants awarded since 2001.

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