For New Teens and Parents
September 10th, 2017
This unique program brings Jewish teens together for the purpose of learning about charitable giving and philanthropy resulting in the board’s allocation of funds to organizations in need.
This 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 then guided through the process of fundraising and are also taught about grant-making. At the conclusion of the program, the students present the money raised to selected organizations in a Granting Ceremony.
Through a series of workshops, teens will experience being a part of a REAL board, focusing on REAL community needs, and giving away REAL money through a yearly grant making cycle:
Jewish teens who will be entering grades 9-11 in Fall of 2017 with an interest in philanthropy, leadership, and helping to transform the world around them.
The JTB is so much more than teaching teens about giving. It's a wonderful way for students to gain leadership and consensus building skills and...
(application deadline is May 26th, 2017)
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...
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.
Participation Fee: $280
The Jewish Foundation of Greater Toronto (www.jewishfoundationtoronto.com) is committed to supporting teen philanthropy and is honoured to be one of three communities selected by the Jewish Teen Funders Network (www.jtfn.org) to take part in the second cohort of The Foundation Board Incubator project generously funded by Laura Lauder and the Maimonides Fund. In addition, The Jewish Foundation welcomes the generous partnership and support of WOW!, an initiative of the Julia and Henry Koschitzky Centre for Jewish Education (www.cjetoronto.com).