Join the Jewish Federation’s COMMUNITY SHARK TANK!


Seeking our most innovative thinkers and passionate community members to be participants.

You will be tasked to work with a team to develop an exciting and impactful pilot project addressing the five areas of impact as identified in our Population Study:

Older Adults | Special Needs | Global Connection | Community Engagement | Family & Youth.

Generous local philanthropist will choose projects, awarding up to $25,000 at our live event.

If you are interested in being part of the change, consider being a shark!

All sharks contribute $5000 and work together to determine which projects to fund.

Email sharktank@jfedsnj.org for more information.

NEW FOR 2018: JUNIOR COMMUNITY SHARK TANK!

 

Are you 18 or younger and have the next great idea for a program? Or maybe you just want to give back to the community. If so, apply to participate in our first ever Junior Community Shark Tank, taking place during the main Shark Tank event on May 1! There are two different ways to participate:

 

Be a "Shark:" Bar and Bat Mitzvah pre-teens can donate a portion of their Bar/Bat Mitzvah money to become a part of a panel of sharks who will decide which programs to fund.


Present a Project: Individuals can submit a project idea or program to be considered for funding by the sharks.

 

APPLICATIONS DUE ON MARCH 1 - CLICK TO APPLY!

  • 2/23/18: Initial Project Proposal - Due via email
     
  • 3/9/18: Teams notified via email if they have been selected to present the project to our Sharks
     
  • 3/25/18: Presentation Workshop (9:30 – 11:30 am, teams will choose a 15-minute time slot)
     
  • 4/29/18: Mandatory dress rehearsal (9 am – 12 pm)
     
  • 5/1/18: Live Shark Tank Event (7 pm)
     
  • Post Shark Tank: Follow up and evaluations once program ends

Looking for a team? Want to brainstorm ideas? Join a chat room!

VISIT ONE OF OUR CHAT ROOMS - POST AN IDEA OR FIND A TEAM






View a clip from one of our winning projects from our first Community Shark Tank.

 

 

 

 

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