Berkshire Jewish Women's Federation Announces Grants
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The Jewish Women’s Foundation of the Berkshires (JWF) has announced grant awards totaling $63,425 for 16 local organizations.
The grants range from $1,500 to $5,000 and run for one year. Funded programs fall into three of the Foundation’s priority areas:
Increasing Access to Food, Housing, and Other Essentials for Berkshire Residents: Berkshire Bounty, Berkshire Community Diaper Project, Berkshire South Community Center, Greenagers, Roots and Dreams and Mustard, Roots Rising, South Community Food Pantry, and The Guthrie Center
Promoting Self-Sufficiency: Arts in Recovery for Youth, Berkshire Center for Justice, Berkshire Immigrant Center, Community Health Programs, 18 Degrees, and Literacy Network
Empowering Youth and Young Adults: Gladys Allen Brigham Community Center/Girls Inc. of the Berkshires, Central Berkshires Habitat for Humanity, and Railroad Street Youth Project
In its 13th year, JWF, under the auspices of the Jewish Federation of the Berkshires, has granted more than $450,000 to community organizations. JWF has over 180 members who are passionate about giving back to the Berkshire community.
For information about the grants program, please contact Esther Messing, Chair of the Grants Committee at email@example.com or visit JWFB.org.
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