Our Grantees

Since its inception in 2000, The Miriam Fund has awarded over $5 million to organizations doing crucial work in pursuit of gender equity.
View the complete list of grants awarded since 2001.

Israel Grantees, 2022–23

Itach Ma'aki – 3rd year
Project: City for All
Description: Multi-level collaborative process to craft and execute a city-wide Gender Equality Action Plan in governmental institutions

Kaima Nahalal – 3rd year
Project: Kaima Earth Sisters
Description: Economic empowerment through farming

Mahapach-Taghir – 1st year
Project: “Second Opportunity” Program
Description: Empowering disadvantaged women through higher education

Economic Empowerment for Women – 1st year
Project: Keep on Growing
Description: Business Forums for Business Women in Crisis

The Eden Center – 1st year
Project: General Operating Support
Description: Making the mikvah welcoming and accessible, and using it as a platform to increase 


Jewish Grantees, 2022–23

Gateways: Access to Jewish Education – 3rd year
Project: Our Daughters, Our Future: An Educational Series Exploring Girls’ Mental Health and Wellness
Description: Educational series to raise awareness and promote dialogue around mental health

Jookender – 2nd year
Project: Go, Girls for STEAM!
Description: Preteen Girls' STEAM Club

Mayyim Hayyim – 2nd 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 – 2nd year
Project: Makerspace Lab
Description: Create a Makerspace lab to foster interest in STEM for girls in 5th–8th grade

Yachad New England / National Jewish Council for Disabilities – 1st 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

Moving Traditions – 1st year
Project: Kol Koleinu Teen Feminist Fellowship
Description: Program for young Jewish feminists to explore and deepen their feminist knowledge, channel their voices, and use their skills to create tangible change


Secular Grantees, 2022–23

Health Care Without Walls – 3rd year
Project: Bridges to Elders
Description: Immediate medical care and intensive case management for homeless elderly women in Boston

Bellesini Academy – 2nd year
Project: Enhanced Girls' STEM Lab
Description: Create a dedicated girls' STEM Lab to provide a girls’ STEM program

Science Club for Girls – 2nd year
Project: Hybrid Virtual/In-Person Programming to Expand STEM Opportunities for K–12 Girls
Description: To expand and enhance its virtual and in-person STEM programming for girls

Roca, Inc. – 1st 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. – 1st 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


Emergency Grantees, 2022–23

Yad Chessed – COVID Emergency Grant
Project: Monthly Food Program
Description: Supporting senior women who live alone and face difficulty affording healthy food

Jewish Family & Children’s Service – COVID Emergency Grant
Project: Journey to Safety Program
Description: Prevents domestic abuse in the Jewish community while helping all who have been abused find their way to safety

Project Kesher –Ukraine Emergency Grant
Project: Project Kesher (via CJP’s Ukraine Emergency Fund)
Description: Supports independent Jewish women’s organizations serving Jewish women and their families across nine time zones, including Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, and Russian-speaking Israeli communities

 

View the complete list of grants awarded since 2001.

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