When you need a helping hand, the Federation is there for you.
If financial burdens overwhelm you, turn to the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey for help. One of our primary goals is helping members of our community when they are in need. In tough times, and in good.
In partnership with local early childhood centers and the Raymond & Gertrude R. Saltzman Foundation, financially needy families can apply for up to 50 percent off tuition assistance. Families must be registered in a Jewish early childhood program to apply.
You will be asked to select a school; please select "Jewish Federation of SNJ".
Jewish Overnight Camp
This fund is for scholarship of demonstrably financially needy children of all ages to attend a Jewish overnight camp. Camps must be sponsored by a recognized Jewish organization and provide Jewish and/or Zionist content as part of their programming. Funded by the Jewish Federation's JFund.
Teen Israel or Leadership Programs
This fund is for scholarship of demonstrably financially needy teens in grades 9 - 12 to attend an organized teen Israel experience for three weeks or more, sponsored by a recognized Jewish and/or Zionist organization. Funded by the Jewish Federation's JFund.
BJBI Youth Fund
This fund is for scholarship of demonstrably financially needy children and teens to attend a USCJ-sponsored camp or Israel program. Preference is given to children of families who are associated with Beth Jacob Beth Israel synagogue.Funded by the BJBI Endowment Fund of the Jewish Community Foundation, Inc.
DEADLINES (unless otherwise noted)
December 15 for winter programs
March 6 for summer programs and early childhood programs
You will be directed to FACTS to complete an online application. You must select Jewish Federation of Southern NJ as your organization.
For summer & teen/youth programs, see complete directions here
For ECC directions click here
Please note - Only complete applications will be reviewed.
BJBI Excellence in Education
This fund is for scholarship and subsidy of Jewish teachers, administrators, and other professionals involved in Jewish education in our community to participate in professional development and training over and above the regular in-service offerings of their schools and the annual DJE teacher workshops. Funded by the BJBI Edowment Fund of the Jewish Community Foundation, Inc.
This fund is allocated in two ways:
To apply, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gift of Israel
A cooperative matched savings program that strengthens Jewish identity by helping students afford a trip to Israel.
Jewish Family & Children's Service
From family assistance programs, to food pantries, to help with domestic violence, JFCS is there for you.
Katz Jewish Community Center
Committed to providing everyone with the opportunity to a part of all of our programs and services, the Katz JCC is pleased to offer financial assistance to those in need through the generous support of the Raymond and Gertrude R. Saltzman Foundation.
Jewish Community Foudnation, Inc.
Siris Interest-Free Loans
Loans can be provided to help "working" individuals in difficult times obtain academic, vocational, or professional training; start or expand small business interprises; purchase an automobile if required for employment or training; or pay for emergency medical expenses and housing needs.
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