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

Mission Statement

The Jewish Women’s Foundation of Metropolitan Detroit is a grantmaking organization that advances social change by expanding opportunities for Jewish women, their families and community.  The Foundation empowers its Trustees as advocates, leaders and philanthropists.

Welcome

In every day and age, the voices of Jewish women have shaped Jewish history. The Jewish Women’s Foundation of Metropolitan Detroit is a vehicle for maintaining this legacy. It is a way for Jewish women to support the causes in which we most passionately believe, and a way for us to have a lasting impact… Continue reading Welcome