The American Israeli Cultural Foundation
Finding and supporting the most important Israeli artists.Visit their website
Our grantees are capable leaders in the fields of education, academic Yiddish, and scientific and medical research. We provide financial support and expert advice to our grantees to help them reach the next level in their work. We provide start-up funding to new and untested nonprofits, grants to existing organizations for new projects, and occasionally, organizational support. Learn about our diverse group of game-changing grantees and our collaborations below.
Modeled after the KIPP Schools, the Pedagogical Network for Elementary Schools in Israel’s Social and Geographic Peripheries trains teachers and supports individualized learning for students, turning failing elementary schools into environments where kids can thrive.Visit their website
In geveb is a new website that catalyzes and encourages dialogue between scholars around the world and a home for the next generation of Yiddish scholarship. In geveb’s unique online journal weaves together voices and texts of Yiddish’s past, present, and future.Visit their website
A Yiddish study abroad experience! Students go to the Naomi Prawer Kadar International Yiddish Summer Program at Tel Aviv University and participate in a subsidized educational trip to Eastern Europe.Visit their website
The Hope Project trains physicians to engage in “hope enhancement techniques” for patients with cancer and their caregivers. The project offers a new model for the physician-patient relationship and with this grant, it will be studied rigorously and adapted for replication.Visit their website
FoodCorps is creating a future in which every school is a healthy school and every child is well-nourished and ready to learn. The Practice Alignment Project leads the field by addressing the “how” of creating healthier school environments.Visit their website
This pilot project promotes excellence in Innovation Science, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (I-STEAM) in the Israel Sci Tech School Network.
A top level Yiddish teaching and research position at Hebrew University.Visit their website