Innovations in INV-VITRO Fertilization/Fertility/Adoption

One of JWF’s most recent 2021 grants was to the Hebrew Free Loan Associaton to assist them with marketing their In-Vitro Fertilization/Fertility/Adoption Loan Fund. The fund was created to help borrowers access the finances they need regarding fertility treatments and adoption which are often expensive and challenging processes. JWF has collaborated with Hebrew Free Loan… Continue reading Innovations in INV-VITRO Fertilization/Fertility/Adoption

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Assisting Ukraine’s Holocaust Survivors

In 2019, Jewish Women’s Foundation granted money to the Survivor Mitzvah Project. The Survivor Mitzvah Project (SMP) is a humanitarian effort providing direct and continuous financial aid through an emergency aid program to elderly Jewish holocaust survivors. (62% of them our women). The SMP has direct contact with the Holocaust Survivor, which reduces their anxiety… Continue reading Assisting Ukraine’s Holocaust Survivors

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JWF Announces 2021 Grants

The Jewish Women’s Foundation of Metro Detroit has completed funding for 2021, awarding over $70,000 in new grants. This announcement comes only 8 months after completing $220,000 in funding in April 2021. The grants were designed to respond to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on women, with special consideration given to programs that increased… Continue reading JWF Announces 2021 Grants

Women Lighting the Way 2022

On May 18, 2022, join the Jewish Women’s Foundation of Metropolitan Detroit for a celebration of Detroit youth. We are pleased to welcome Alycia Meriweather, Deputy Superintendent of Detroit Public Schools Community District. Ms. Meriweather will share the history and future of the Detroit Public Schools. Bookending our keynote speaker, DPSCD students will perform jazz… Continue reading Women Lighting the Way 2022

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JWF Launches 2021 Grants Cycle

The Jewish Women’s Foundation of Metro Detroit is pleased to invite applications for our 2021 Grants Cycle. JWF supports programs, projects, and initiatives that advance social change by expanding opportunities for Jewish women, their families, and community. We consider requests for single-year funding on a year-to-year basis, with a maximum grant amount of $20,000. Our… Continue reading JWF Launches 2021 Grants Cycle

2021 Listening Sessions

In advance of JWF’s 2021 Grant Cycle, we hosted two listening sessions. Our goal was to understand the needs of both individuals and organizations in our community, with the hope that our grantmaking will respond to these issues. In our first session, we were pleased to welcome Steve Ingber (Jewish Federation of Metro Detroit), David… Continue reading 2021 Listening Sessions

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JWF Announces 2020 Grants

After pausing operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Jewish Women’s Foundation of Metropolitan Detroit has resumed its grantmaking, awarding over $220,000. The grants span projects in health, education, senior services, and social justice, advancing gender equity in all facets of the Jewish community, and include an unprecedented $100,000 to the Jewish Federation of Metro… Continue reading JWF Announces 2020 Grants

JWF Welcomes Sigal Hemy as New Director

Entering its twentieth year of grantmaking, the Jewish Women’s Foundation of Metropolitan Detroit advances social change by expanding opportunities for Jewish women, their families, and community. The Foundation, which empowers its Trustees as advocates, leaders, and philanthropists, has awarded over $3.5 million in grants since its inception in 1999. JWF is pleased to welcome Sigal… Continue reading JWF Welcomes Sigal Hemy as New Director