2015 Grants

Peace and Conflict Resolution/Civil and Human Rights

Shaharit - Creating Common Cause • Purpose: General Operating Support

Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice • Purpose: General Operating Support

Encounter - Transforming Conflict through Face-to-Face Understanding • Purpose: General Operating Support

T’ruah - The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights •  Purpose: General Operating Support 

Education, Innovation, and Design for Sustainability

Buckminster Fuller Institute • Purpose: Buckminster Fuller Challenge Prize Program

Arts and Media

Carnegie Hall Society • Purpose: The Academy and Community and Outreach Programs in NYC Public Schools

Free Arts NYC • Purpose: General Operating Support

Issue Project Room • Purpose: General Operating Support

Jazz Foundation of America • Purpose: Emergency Fund

JazzReach • Purpose: Educational Programs

Mark Morris Dance Group • Purpose: Community Engagement Program - Brownsville Dance Project

Human Health

Jewish World Watch • Purpose: Field Representative in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo

Jhpiego Corporation • Purpose: Community-based Misoprostol Distribution for Prevention of Postpartum Hemorrhage in Afghanistan

Headstrong • Purpose: Support of tailored mental health treatment to Iraq and Afghanistan veterans

Community Solutions • Purpose: Mental health coordinator for a pilot program to connect community-based treatment and counseling to Brownsville residents with mental health illnesses

Special Grants

Yale University • Purpose: Center for Emotional Intelligence's 'Assessment, Measurement, and the Common Core' project

New Venture Fund • Purpose: Fund for a Safer Future - Advancing Policies to Reduce Gun Violence