‘Helping Hands’ Funding Assists the Disadvantaged, Youth

Private Funder: Jewish Helping Hands; Opportunity: Tikkun Olam Grant; Funding Focus: Underserved and youth; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Multiple grants up to $5,000 each; Deadline: Sept. 12 (initial inquiry) and Dec. 11 (full application).

Summary: This giving program is intended to advance the goal of inspiring and supporting tzedakah, justice, and righteousness throughout the world. The grant program supports projects that focus on reaching needy and vulnerable populations, particularly those that have been overlooked or marginalized. Children’s programs have won support in the past. The program values projects that aim to bring about positive change for groups of all backgrounds and religious affiliations. For the 2018 grant cycle, the focus is on projects to address infant hunger, clean water access, and paths to independence and self-sufficiency. In addition, projects that help impoverished Jewish populations are given priority. Past grant winners include: Roseville Home Start, of Roseville, CA, which transitions homeless families into affordable, sustainable permanent housing. Efforts focus on domestic violence victims and children.

Info: https://goo.gl/rq37Nt (website).

About Frank Klimko

Frank Klimko is a nationally known journalist, grants expert and speech writer/speaker. He has years of experience helping nonprofits devise lists of the right funding opportunities and secure funding from these foundations and corporate entities. Clients have focused on an array of areas including child care, homeless, hunger and K-12 education. Additionally, he is a Freedom of Information Act expert, who has helped numerous clients with securing proprietary information from the federal government. Currently, Frank Klimko writes the Children & Youth Funding Report and Private Grants Alert, which are Washington DC-based publications. CYF is a daily publication covering Congress, the Education Dept. and the various federal regulatory agencies. PGA, another daily publication, covers the world of private philanthropy.
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