Grants & Financial Aid

A number of Jewish community agencies provide financial assistance to individuals, through funding they receive from the Northern California Jewish federations as well as other fundraising efforts. For specific loan, grant and scholarship information, please contact the agencies below.
East Bay
Bay Area

Jewish Community Scholarship

Offers scholarships for short-term vocational training to Jewish residents of San Francisco, Marin or Sonoma counties or the Peninsula who can demonstrate financial need.
JVS (Jewish Vocational Service) San Francisco, CA
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San Francisco

Hebrew Free Loan

Interest-free loans for Jewish residents of Northern California who are overcoming challenging situations or pursuing lifelong dreams. Categories include special needs, student, adoption, health care, business, emergency, first-time home buyer.
San Francisco, CA
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San Francisco Humanities Inc.

Independent, private nonprofit foundation providing small grants to qualified groups for Jewish causes, education, disability services, youth and health.
San Francisco, CA
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