Young Adult Community Grants

Does your organization dream about engaging Jewish young adults in a new way? Well, do we have a grant for you! CJP's Young Adult Community Grants (YACG) provide up to $5,000 in funding to non-profits in support of  programs that bring Jewish young adults (ages 22-45) together to connect with one another, engage with the Jewish tradition and culture, and make something awesome happen!

How do I apply?

Applications for a YACG are accepted twice a year. The current cycle is now OPEN and available until March 25, 2019. 

To apply for a grant, click the button below to access our online application system. If this is your first time applying to a YACG, you will need to create an account with our system. To do this, please reference the guide hereTo continue to the application, please click here.

Before starting your application, we highly recommend you reach out to our wonderful young adult staff to talk through your idea. We love helping organizations work through new ideas and want to make sure a YACG is the right fit for you. Feel free to reach Karen at 617-457-8870 or karenn@cjp.org

Who is eligible to apply?

To qualify for a YACG, 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’re org must be able to provide proof of either status through providing a copy of an IRS determination letter, or an official letter from the finance department of your fiscal sponsor.

Organizations may apply for multiple grants through the YACG, however please note that funding is limited to $5,000 per individual organization per fiscal year (July 1st, 2018-June 30, 2019).

How are grant recipients selected?

All applications for a YACG are reviewed by a committee of young adult lay leaders who have been trained in the grant review process, and who have a variety of experiences and perspectives on young Jewish life in Greater Boston.

Contact

Questions? Contact Karen at karenn@cjp.org or 617-457-8870