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

JWF Suspends 2020 Grants Cycle

Due to the COVID-19 virus, the Jewish Women’s Foundation of Metropolitan Detroit is suspending its 2020 Grant Cycle. The Foundation made this difficult decision with a majority of the applicant agencies no longer running on a normal basis, many of their staff furloughed, and most of their programs halted. The grant cycle will be reanimated… Continue reading JWF Suspends 2020 Grants Cycle

JWF Launches 2020 Grants Cycle

The Jewish Women’s Foundation of Metropolitan Detroit (JWF) is currently accepting Letters of Intent for its 2020 grant cycle from organizations located in Michigan. In addition, we will accept Letters of Intent from select international organizations by invitation only. To apply, please review the grant guidelines and application instructions on our website.

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