Offers need-based financial assistance to teens, college students, and young adults for travel and study in Israel and for children and teens to attend Jewish summer camp.
Grants & Financial AidA 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.
Provides grants to eligible non-profit organizations whose work impacts the East Bay Jewish community for sustaining support and programmatic support. See website for application and deadlines.
Provides emergency financial assistance to vulnerable East Bay Jews. Staff members assess the client's needs and authorize financial assistance when appropriate.
Works with East Bay donors to realize their philanthropic goals. Combines expertise in legacy and planned giving with an understanding of donors' particular needs.
Loans and grants for undergraduate and graduate studies, vocational training, Israel study, Jewish summer camp. Emergency aid for housing, food and other essentials on short-term basis. Small business loans for startups and expansions.
Interest-free loans to Jewish residents of Nor Cal to achieve self-sufficiency and pursue dreams. Loans include student, business, adoption, fertility, health care, emergency, first-time home buyer.
Makes meaningful Jewish experiences accessible and affordable by providing a continuum of opportunities from preschool to college, teen Israel trips, and youth and family camps.
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.
Invests in promising Jewish education grant initiatives. Partners with organizations to foster effective Jewish learning experiences for young Jews.
Supports institutions that promote a vibrant and distinctive Bay Area, contributing to a high quality of life in the general and Jewish communities.
Independent, private nonprofit foundation providing small grants to qualified groups for Jewish causes, education, disability services, youth and health.