Grants in Action

 Giving is Powerful

We believe in the power of every individual to make a difference and that together we can change the world. When you open a fund with us, you join a community of generous, thoughtful donors. You strengthen the local Jewish community while creating a ripple effect for Tikkun Olam.

The Foundation Granted $4.6 Million in FY21

Donors empower our community and our world to remain vibrant — today and forever. We are proud to steward their funds. Their support and partnership allowed us to award 1,096 grants totaling $4.6 million in FY21. 

These grants provided over $3.4 million to Jewish organizations in Greater Hartford, and over $1.1 million to Jewish and general causes in the U.S. and around the world.

We Invest Millions in Greater Hartford’s Vibrant Jewish Community

The Foundation’s grants to the local Jewish community includes over $1 million to the Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford. We invest in unique programs and services that might not be possible without the Foundation’s support.

We Granted $829,000 for COVID Relief

When the pandemic hit, the Foundation and Jewish Federation established the Jewish Hartford Rapid Relief and Recovery Fund. With a corps of volunteers, we raised nearly $1 million from about 500 donors to provide our community with humanitarian and financial relief from COVID-19.  We granted $829,000 from April 2020 – March 2021.

Foundation Grants Make an Impact 

To help advance racial, economic and legal justice for the Black community, the Foundation’s Board of Trustees issued grants to the YMCA Hartford Region and the Urban League of Greater Hartford. The grants are supporting advocacy programs and economic empowerment.   

We Help Realize Donors’ Charitable Wishes  

The Foundation supports a community of generous, thoughtful donors. Their grants inspire us and will inspire you. 

Organizations Succeed with Community Action Grants

Our board-directed community grants support the long-term vitality of community organizations such as Jewish Teen Learning Connection (JTConnect).

Grants In Action