The Jewish Teen Board is a project-based learning experience in which teens run a real Foundation by selecting causes they care about facilitated through a meaningful and structured process. Participants are guided through the process of fundraising and taught about grant-making. The program culminates in a Granting Ceremony where students present the money raised to selected organizations.
Make your giving count! This unique program brings Jewish teens together for the purpose of learning about charitable giving and philanthropy. Through a series of workshops, teens will experience being a part of a REAL board, focusing on REAL community needs, and granting REAL money through a yearly grant making cycle:
Are you a teen who wants to make a difference in our community? Application deadline is May 26, 2017 and spaces are limited!
Focus on organizations and programs which address vulnerable segments of the local Jewish community (teens, seniors, families, youth, and children)
and for those who choose to continue..
Focus on organizations and programs dedicated to forging strong connections with Israel.
Jewish Teen Board is a year-long program, beginning in September meeting approximately once a month and includes:
In order for the program to be successful, board members are expected to participate in all aspects of the program.