Apply for the Jewish Community Endowment Fund Grant

Applications due October 30, 2018

Apply Here  (download .PDF)

The Jewish Foundation of Austin & Central Texas is a branch of Shalom Austin with a mission to serve as a center for Jewish philanthropy by partnering with donors and community organizations to fulfill their philanthropic goals and to sustain a vibrant and secure Jewish community now and in perpetuity.

The Jewish Community Endowment Fund is held by the Austin Community Foundation and is intended to support and enhance the Jewish community of Austin and central Texas. Shalom Austin, through the Jewish Foundation, directs the award of available Endowment Fund dollars.

The Jewish Foundation is pleased to offer this inaugural opportunity for funding through the Jewish Community Endowment Fund. The Jewish Foundation intends to make a total of $4,000 in awards in this funding cycle to at least two eligible organizations.

Purpose:

The purpose of the Jewish Community Endowment Fund Grant is to fund programs and projects that support or enhance the Jewish community of Austin and Central Texas.

Eligibility:

Funding from The Jewish Community Endowment Fund Grants is limited to organizations that are:

  • Recognized as a 501(c)(3) tax exempt by the IRS
  • Organizationally independent of Shalom Austin

Funds are not available for:

  • Educational scholarships
  • Gifts to endowments

Grants will be limited to one per organization (only one per Tax ID number).

Application:

To apply for a Jewish Community Endowment Fund grant:

  • Print this application form complete the form and submit to mariben.ramsey@shalomaustin.org.
  • Attach to the application:
    • Your organization’s IRS tax exempt determination letter
    • A copy of your organization’s most recent IRS Form 990
    • A copy of your organization’s most recent audited or unaudited financial statement

Applications are due October 15, 2018.

Awards are expected to be announced on or before December 1, 2018.  

For questions or more information, contact MariBen Ramsey at mariben.ramsey@shalomaustin.org.