The application period for Jewish Community Impact Grants is now closed and will reopen on December 1, 2024.

Jewish Community Impact & Ongoing Grants

Jewish Community Impact & Ongoing Grants are awarded twice a year. The deadlines for applications are June 15 and January 1. Applications are accepted for one month prior to each specific deadline.

These types of grants are only available to registered charities in Manitoba. They must fund projects within Manitoba.

Jewish Community Impact & Ongoing Grant Guidelines

  • Only qualified donees* in Manitoba are eligible for grants from the Jewish Foundation of Manitoba;
  • Projects must benefit the Jewish community in Manitoba;
  • Multi-year funding to a maximum of three years will be considered for pilot projects and ongoing programs provided the JFM Grants Committee is satisfied that the organization has demonstrated the ability to carry out the project;
  • Organizations receiving multi-year funding must report back once per year to receive funding;
  • Grants for ongoing programs must be completed before the organization can apply for the same program again. 

Preference is given to projects that:

  • Enhance Jewish continuity and deepen Jewish identity;
  • Demonstrate a need and clearly benefits the Jewish community of Manitoba;
  • Provide for opportunities for members of the Jewish community of Manitoba to benefit either locally, nationally, or internationally;
  • Demonstrate a source of ongoing funding if the project is to be continued;
  • Are undertaken collaboratively between two or more organizations;
  • Encourage more efficient use of community resources;
  • Strengthen the internal management capabilities of the organization;
  • Promote volunteer participation and citizen involvement; and
  • Demonstrate innovative approaches and techniques to resolve community problems.

Grants are not made for:

  • Costs occurring prior to notification of grant approval;
  • Fundraising appeals such as memberships and sponsorships.
* For a full description of a qualified donee, please click here.

Click here to download a copy of the JFM Jewish Community Impact & Ongoing Grant guidelines.

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Frequently Asked Questions.