The Weinberg Foundation recently approved more than 75 grants totaling $12.7 million supporting the areas of Housing, Health, Jobs, Education, and Community Services.

Housing

Stable housing provides a foundation for individuals, children, and families to lead healthy and productive lives. Without housing, people are unable to focus on education, employment, health care, and meeting other basic needs.

American Communities Trust
Baltimore, MD
$25,000 program grant to support the Collaborative for Housing Renewal and Legacy Family Wealth program, which works to help families in the Broadway East neighborhood achieve financial stability. https://www.actimpact.org/

Bridges to Housing Stability
Columbia, MD
$50,000 Small Grant to support this organization, which provides affordable housing, case management, and support services for families. https://bridges2hs.org/

First Place for Youth
Oakland, CA
$250,000 program grant to support this organization’s model, which provides foster youth who were previously in foster care, ages 18-24, with a safe, stable home, as well as individualized support to help them finish high school, enroll in college, develop professional skills, and obtain employment. https://www.firstplaceforyouth.org/

Tikva – Vocational Training Village at Givat Zaid
Kirvat Tivon, Israel
$330,000 capital grant to support the construction of affordable housing and a day care center, both of which will allow older adults with disabilities to age in their community with maximum quality of life. https://kfar-tikva.org.il/?lang=en

Unity Properties
Baltimore, MD
$55,500 capital grant to support renovations at Smallwood Summit Senior Housing, an apartment building that provides affordable housing for older adults. https://www.bonsecours.com/about-us/community-commitment/community-programs/baltimore

Yachad
Silver Spring, MD
$150,000 capital grant to support critical home repairs for older adults, including roof repairs, electrical and plumbing work, and accessibility modifications. http://www.yachad-dc.org/

Health

Good health is essential to help people move and remain out of poverty. Poor physical or mental health can prevent or complicate the pursuit of education, employment, and other opportunities for economic mobility.

Asylee Women Enterprise
Baltimore, MD
$25,000 Small Grant to support the general operations of this organization, which provides comprehensive services to asylum seekers as they navigate the immigration legal process, rebuild their lives, and heal from past trauma. https://www.asyleewomen.org/

CaringKind
Bronx, NY
$65,000 program grant to support education services for Latino caregivers of relatives diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. https://www.caringkindnyc.org/

Community Justice Project
Throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania
$75,000 program grant to support this organization, which provides free legal representation to immigrants and refugees. https://www.communityjusticeproject.org/

EngAGE
San Francisco, CA
$150,000 program grant to support the expansion of this organization’s model, which works to reduce the isolation and loneliness of older adults. https://engagedaging.org/

Family Crisis Resource Center
Cumberland, MD
$20,000 Small Grant to support the general operations of this organization, which provides shelter, counseling, and legal services for adults and children who are escaping intimate partner violence or recovering from trauma. http://www.familycrisisresourcecenter.org/

Galila for a Better Future
Migdal Tefen, Israel
$150,000 capital grant to support the renovation of Holocaust survivors’ homes with the goal of helping them age in their community with maximum quality of life. https://galila.org/

Girls Educational and Mentoring Services
New York, NY
$25,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which works to empower girls and young women, ages 12-24, who have experienced trauma and abuse. https://www.gems-girls.org/

Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation
Chicago, IL
$500,000 capital grant to support the construction of a community health center, which will provide medical, dental, and behavioral health care services. http://www.gagdc.org/index.html

Heartly House
Frederick, MD
$50,000 Small Grant to support the general operations of this organization, which provides comprehensive services for survivors of domestic violence, human trafficking, sexual assault, and child abuse. https://www.heartlyhouse.org/

Jewish Family Service of Northeastern Pennsylvania
Throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania
$50,000 Small Grant to support the general operations of this organization, which works to enhance the quality of life for individuals and families through counseling, advocacy, and education programming. https://jfsnepa.org/

Jewish Queer Youth (JQY)
New York, NY
$100,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which provides mental health support services for LGBTQ teens and young adults. https://www.jqyouth.org/

Mid-Shore Council on Family Violence
Throughout the Eastern Shore of Maryland
$25,000 Small Grant to support the general operations of this organization, which provides intervention and prevention services for those escaping domestic violence through shelter, counseling, and legal services. https://mscfv.org/

Moveable Feast
Throughout Maryland
$250,000 program grant to support this organization’s Home Delivered Meals and Medical Nutrition Therapy programs, which deliver medically-tailored meals and provide registered dieticians for individuals experiencing illness. https://www.mfeast.org/

Municipality of Yeruham
Yeruham, Israel
$330,000 capital grant to support the construction of a day care center, which will serve older adults with Alzheimer’s and related dementias. http://www.yeroham.muni.il/

Peqi’in Local Council
Peqi’in, Israel
$165,000 capital grant to support the construction of a day care center serving older adults with Alzheimer’s and related dementias. http://www.peqiin.muni.il/web/index.php

Project Sanctuary
Throughout the United States
$100,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which provides therapeutic retreats and individualized clinical case management with the goal of improving veteran and military family mental health and well-being. https://projectsanctuary.us/

Regesh – Lerevahat Hagil Hashlishi
Pardes Hana Karkur, Israel
$450,000 capital grant to support the construction of an additional wing at this day care center, which will serve older adults with Alzheimer’s and related dementias.

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Baltimore
Baltimore, MD
$200,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which provides a “home-away-from-home” for seriously ill children and their families. https://rmhcmaryland.org/

Schuylkill Women in Crisis
Pottsville, PA
$50,000 Small Grant to support the general operations of this organization, which provides a crisis hotline, as well as shelter and counseling services for individuals and families affected by domestic and sexual violence. https://www.s-wic.org/

United Neighborhood Houses of New York
New York, NY
$50,000 program grant to support the replication of the Institute for Empowered Aging program at four community service centers, with the goal of creating opportunities for older adults to find meaningful community engagement and prevent social isolation. https://www.unhny.org/

Jobs

Employment provides the best opportunity for personal success and financial security. Quality training programs that lead to employment enable individuals and families to achieve economic stability.

Appleseeds Academy
Ramla, Israel
$300,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which provides employment and digital-literacy training for Jewish, Bedouin, and Arab-Israeli jobseekers, as well as youth living in more remote areas. https://www.appleseeds.org.il/

Center for Urban Families
Baltimore, MD
$500,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which works to strengthen urban communities by helping fathers and families achieve stability and economic success. https://www.cfuf.org/

Curt’s Café
Chicago, IL
$40,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which provides life skills and food-service training for young adults, many of whom are experiencing homelessness. https://curtscafe.org/

Evanston Rebuilding Warehouse
Chicago, IL
$50,000 program grant to support this organization’s job-training program, which uses deconstruction (the careful dismantling of building materials for reuse, recycling, and waste reduction) to provide job training for people with barriers to employment. https://www.evanstonrebuildingwarehouse.org/

FareStart
Baltimore, MD; Chicago, IL; New York, NY; and San Francisco, CA
$250,000 program grant to support Catalyst Kitchens, a program that provides on-the-job training in food service social enterprises. https://www.farestart.org/

Helping Hand Center
Chicago, IL
$150,000 capital grant to support technology upgrades at this organization with the goal of improving organizational efficiency and workforce services for adults and youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities. https://www.hhcenter.org/

Inner-City Computer Stars Foundation
Chicago, IL
$112,500 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which provides job-training and placement services within the information technology field, as well as mentoring, counseling, and social support services for young adults. https://www.icstars.org/

Hawai‘i Community Foundation
Honolulu, HI
$100,000 program grant to support the implementation of the Hawaiʻi Workforce Funders Collaborative, in partnership with the National Fund for Workforce Solutions, with the goal of more effectively advancing equitable rural and urban job-development programs and work-based learning opportunities for youth. https://www.hawaiicommunityfoundation.org/

Itworks
Netanya, Israel
$80,000 program grant to support a vocational-training program, including soft-skills building and job-placement services for single mothers. http://itworks.org.il/

Jane Addams Resource Corporation
Baltimore, MD and Chicago, IL
$260,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which provides job-training and placement services in the manufacturing sector for Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machinists and welders.
https://jarcbaltimore.org/
https://www.jane-addams.org/

The Light House
Annapolis, MD
$75,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which helps individuals and families improve their financial literacy and job readiness. https://annapolislighthouse.org/

Marriott Foundation for People with Disabilities
Bronx, New York
$100,000 program grant to support the Bridges from School to Work program, which helps to facilitate the transition of young adults with disabilities from school to work. https://bridgestowork.org/

New Moms
Chicago, IL
$125,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which provides programs that help young mothers (ages 16-24) experiencing homelessness obtain and maintain permanent housing and employment. https://newmoms.org/

Sanctuary for Families
New York, NY
$150,000 program grant to support the general operations of this organization’s Economic Empowerment program, which helps those affected by domestic violence and sex trafficking achieve economic independence through job training and placement. https://sanctuaryforfamilies.org/

StreetWise Partners
New York, NY
$25,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which provides career mentoring and professional development training with the goal of increasing job placements for unemployed and underemployed adults. https://streetwisepartners.org/

Tech Career
Lod, Israel
$150,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which provides technology training and job-placement services for Ethiopian-Israelis facing employment barriers. https://tech-career-alternative.firebaseapp.com/

Upwardly Global
New York, NY
$250,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which provides job-search and placement services for highly-skilled unemployed or underemployed immigrants and refugees. https://www.upwardlyglobal.org/

Women’s Spirit
Tel Aviv, Israel
$50,000 program grant to support the Crossing the Street program, which provides survivors of gender-based violence with one-on-one comprehensive case management, as well as employment and financial coaching.

Education

Education can help break the cycle of poverty. Providing at-risk children and youth with academic opportunities helps prepare them for a stable and productive future. The Foundation is dedicated to supporting organizations that provide or supplement a high-quality education from kindergarten through high school.

Aim High for High School
San Francisco, CA
$200,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization’s summer learning program, which prepares youth for academic, as well as social emotional success in middle school, high school, and college. https://aimhigh.org/

Art With a Heart
Baltimore, MD
$75,000 program grant to support this organization’s out-of-school time programs: HeART Works and the Art of Leadership—jobs and leadership programs for teens—as well as after-school and summer enrichment classes for students, kindergarten through grade eight. https://www.artwithaheart.net/

BUILD
Chicago, IL
$50,000 program grant to support this organization’s out-of-school time program, which provides a range of services for youth, including academic tutoring, life-skills workshops, health and wellness groups, and arts enrichment, with the goal of preventing gang involvement and other at-risk behavior. https://www.buildchicago.org

Code in the Schools
Baltimore, MD
$150,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which teaches coding and computer science to underserved students through in-school computer science classes, out-of-school time programs, and professional development services for teachers and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) educators. https://www.codeintheschools.org/

Hui Mālama O Ke Kai Foundation
Oahu, HI
$100,000 capital grant to support the construction of a covered deck, which will serve as a safe space for out-of-school time programs and a community gathering point for food access and culture-based programming. https://www.huimalamaokekai.org/

Medical Education Resources Initiative for Teens (MERIT)
Baltimore, MD
$300,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which provides academic and internship assistance for students who want to pursue college education and careers in healthcare. https://www.meritbaltimore.org/

MK Level Playing Field Institute
Oakland, CA
$350,000 operating grant to support the general operations of SMASH Academy, which provides free, residential STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) programming on college campuses for underrepresented students with the goal of eliminating barriers to college and careers in STEM. https://www.smash.org/

OneGoal
Chicago, IL
$150,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which enlists and trains the nation’s best educators to teach high school students how to enroll in and succeed in college. https://www.onegoalgraduation.org/

Soccer Without Borders
Baltimore, MD
$25,000 Small Grant to support the general operations of this organization, which uses soccer as a vehicle for positive change, providing under-served youth with skills to overcome obstacles to growth, inclusion, and personal success. https://www.soccerwithoutborders.org/

Young Audiences of Maryland
Baltimore, MD
$125,000 program grant to support this organization’s Summer Arts and Learning Academy, a five-week program that provides learning opportunities for students, pre-kindergarten through grade five. https://www.yamd.org/

Community Services

The Foundation recognizes that certain service providers operate multiple programs that meet a range of needs and therefore incorporate many of the Foundation’s focus areas. Organizations that provide services bridging the areas of Housing, Health, Jobs, and Education may be eligible for a Community Services grant. The Foundation also is engaged in selected initiatives addressing Jewish poverty on a national scale, as well as strengthening the leadership of nonprofits that will serve the Jewish community moving forward.

Anti-Defamation League of B’nai B’rith
Throughout the United States
$1,000,000 capital/program ($500,000/$500,000) grant to support technology that will track and respond to antisemitic incidents and other hate crimes and to support the ADL’s work in the Foundation’s priority communities, especially in Hawaiʻi through the Central Pacific Regional Office. https://www.adl.org/

The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore
Baltimore, MD
$100,000 program grant to support security for the local Jewish community, including training, installation of security equipment, and dedicated personnel. https://associated.org/

Baltimore Jewish Council
Baltimore, MD
$100,000 program grant to support training, education, and programs focused on combatting antisemitism. https://www.baltjc.org/

Carbon County Community Foundation
Carbon County, PA
$25,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which works to improve the quality of life for residents through capacity building and strategic grantmaking in a rural region. https://cccfoundpa.org/

Chicago Community Trust
Chicago, IL
$50,000 program grant to support the Chicago Fund for Safe and Peaceful Communities, a collaborative of more than 40 organizations that funds small community-based organizations (that otherwise would not have access to grants) with the goal of engaging residents in safe activities over the summer. https://www.cct.org/

Dream Big Foundation
Baltimore, MD
$500,000 program grant to support Cherry Hill Strong, an initiative based on the Purpose Built Communities model, which will provide investments in education, housing, and health in the Cherry Hill neighborhood. https://www.dreambigbaltimore.org/

Friends of the Library of Hawaiʻi
Throughout Hawaiʻi
$500,000 capital grant to support technology upgrades at Hawaiʻi State Public Libraries located in rural communities where libraries are an essential source of free, reliable internet for people to access education, workforce, and health care services remotely. https://friendsofthelibraryofhawaii.org/

Hawai‘i Community Foundation
Throughout Hawai‘i
$50,000 program grant to support a cohort of six Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) by providing technical assistance and matching funds that will allow each organization to leverage federal funding needed to increase services. https://www.hawaiicommunityfoundation.org/

Heartland Alliance for the Human Needs & Human Rights
Chicago, IL
$500,000 program grant to support READI (Rapid Employment and Development Initiative), an 18-month program that provides participants with job training, paid transitional employment, and cognitive behavioral therapy with the goal of reducing gun violence. https://www.heartlandalliance.org/

Israel Religious Action Center
Jerusalem, Israel
$50,000 program grant to support a “one-stop shop,” which will provide comprehensive case management and wraparound services for immigrant women who are escaping domestic violence. https://www.irac.org/

Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI)
Throughout Israel
$500,000 program grant to support job-training programs for Ethiopian immigrants, domestic violence-prevention programs for incoming citizens, and homecare programs for older adults who are unable to leave their homes. https://www.jewishagency.org/

Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund of San Francisco, Marin, Peninsula, and Sonoma Counties
San Francisco, CA
$100,000 program grant to support security for the local Jewish community, including training, installation of security equipment, and dedicated personnel. https://www.jccsf.org/

Jewish Community Relations Council of New York
New York, NY
$100,000 program grant to support training, education, and programs focused on combatting antisemitism. https://www.jcrcny.org/

Jewish Community Relations Council of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin, Sonoma, Alameda and Contra Costa Counties
San Francisco, CA
$100,000 program grant to support training, education, and programs focused on combatting antisemitism. https://jcrc.org/

Jewish Federations of North America
Throughout the United States
$200,000 program grant to support the safety and security of Jewish communities through a new initiative, LiveSecure, which will provide information and resources to local Jewish Federations, including national best practices on training and coordination of intelligence through Secure Community Network (SCN). https://www.jewishfederations.org/

Jewish Federation of Northeastern Pennsylvania
Throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania
$100,000 program grant to support security for the local Jewish community, including training, installation of security equipment, and dedicated personnel. https://jewishnepa.org/

Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago
Chicago, IL
$100,000 program grant to support security for the local Jewish community, including training, installation of security equipment, and dedicated personnel. https://www.juf.org/

Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago
Chicago, IL
$100,000 program grant to support training, education, and programs focused on combatting antisemitism. https://www.juf.org/

Life After Hate
Throughout the United States
$100,000 program grant to support this organization’s work combatting white supremacy and antisemitism, as well as programs serving women fleeing extremist groups. https://www.lifeafterhate.org/

Turning the Tables (Hofchot et Ha-Yotsrot)
Tel Aviv, Israel
$110,000 operating grant to support the general operations of this organization, which provides fashion and digital marketing employment training, case management, counseling, and other support services for women leaving the field of sex work. https://www.yotsrot.org/

UJA Federation of New York
New York, NY
$100,000 program grant to support security for the local Jewish community, including training, installation of security equipment, and dedicated personnel. https://www.ujafedny.org/

Western States Center
Throughout the United States
$300,000 program grant to support this organization’s work combatting antisemitism. https://www.westernstatescenter.org/