Foundation: Schusterman Family Foundation; Opportunity: Foundation Grants; Funding Focus: Community service, faith-based; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Community projects, including faith-based institutions; Funding: Varies, the foundation gave $43 million in grants last year; Deadline: Rolling, (letter of inquiry).
Summary: The foundation is dedicated to helping the Jewish people flourish by supporting programs throughout the world that spread Jewish living, giving and learning. The foundation also provides assistance to non-sectarian charitable organizations dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in Tulsa, especially in the areas of education, child development, and community service.
The foundation is working to expand authentic service learning experiences that make service a core Jewish value, a gateway to Jewish life and a rite of passage for all young Jews. It support projects that provide teens with the opportunity to fulfill the Jewish values of gemilutchasidim (acts of loving kindness), tzedakah (just and charitable giving), and tikkum olam (the responsibility to repair the world).
The foundation doesn’t accept unsolicited proposals, but does accept an online letter of intent.
The website is at: http://www.schusterman.org