Young Adult and Families with Young Children Engagement Grants (YAEG)

Do you want to grow a user-driven, relational engagement approach to your work? We want to help the young adult community achieve their goals. CJP's Young Adult Engagement Grants provide up to $25,000 to non-profits in support of programs which help young adults (ages 22-45) navigate their Jewish journeys, and up to $10,000 to non-profits that help families with young children create their Jewish future.

How do I apply?

In this pilot year, grant applications are due Monday, March 25 at 5:00 p.m. They should be sent to Rabbi Elyse Winick, Senior Director of Learning and Engagement at
Please read our proposal guidelines.

Who is eligible to apply?

To qualify for a YAEG, your organization must be a registered 501(c)3 non-profit or have a registered 501(c)3 non-profit serving as your fiscal sponsor. You must be able to provide proof of either status with a copy of an IRS determination letter or an official letter from the finance department of your fiscal sponsor.

How many grants are being awarded?

For the pilot, five grants will be awarded for young adult programming and five grants for programming to serve families with young children.

How are grant recipients selected?

All applications for a YAEG are reviewed by a committee of lay leaders and professionals who are tapped into the young adult experience and committed to innovation and risk-taking.

Application Deadline: Monday, March 25, 2019 by 5:00 p.m. ​

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