The Jewish Community Foundation of Montreal

Guidelines

These guidelines serve to assist the organization prepare a proposal which includes all pertinent information required by the Jewish Community Foundation Allocations Committee.

A portion of The Jewish Community Foundation’s undesignated funds is used to award grants up to $5,000 for innovative projects that need start-up funding.

These grants are available to grassroots organizations to meet needs within the Montreal Jewish community and Quebec.

Allocations shall be made primarily for projects in the social welfare, cultural, health, and educational fields to maintain and enhance the quality of Jewish life within Greater Montreal and when appropriate other cities in Quebec.

Grants range from $500-$5000 for a period of up to 2 years, which may be extended for an additional year; each year of funding requires a renewed application.

Allocations shall be made primarily for projects in the social welfare, health, and educational fields to maintain and enhance the quality of Jewish life in the greater Montreal area.
Grants range from $500-$5000 for a period of no more than one year, but may be extended for an additional year.

Eligibility
• Grants shall not serve as a replacement for other sources of funding.
• Grants shall not be used to supplement operating budgets and must be used for specific program(s).

The following are not eligible for grants:

  1. Capital Campaigns
  2. Applicants living outside of Quebec
  3. Projects carried on outside Quebec
  4. Conferences (to sponsor or develop) *Note: unless the applicant can demonstrate that the conference is for leadership development that may benefit the community. 
  5. Requests by students to assist in living costs, research and/or assistance in publishing papers, dissertations
  6. Film/books/video production; however, the committee may consider a grant for marketing or promotion of film/video/book once the project has been completed and is ready for dissemination.

Grant application form

Please feel free to clarify any of the items noted in the guidelines by e-mailing donors@jcfmontreal.org or calling the Foundation office at (514)345-6414 ext.3050

 

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