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Jewish Youth Fund

The Jewish Youth Fund was established in 1937 to commemorate the Coronation of King George VI with the object of strengthening Anglo-Jewish youth work. The Fund continues to achieve this by making grants to Jewish youth organisations in Britain.

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Jewish Youth Fund

Grants Criteria

  • Criteria 01 - Organisations, groups and clubs not individuals.
  • Criteria 02 - Requests for £1000 - £10,000 may be considered in a start-up situation in order to get an initiative off the ground. Funding in subsequent years is dependant on receiving a report on what has happened.
  • Criteria 03 - Opportunities to provide a positive informal education environment for young Jews in the UK.
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JDA Family Fun Day

JDA Family Fun Day

21 Nov 2017

The additional activities so generously funded by JYF brought a whole new dimension to this year’s Family…

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  • Jewish Youth Fund have been a strong partner with Step by Step in enabling a crucial service to take place for many years. Jewish Youth Fund trustees were the ones who have shown continuous care and concern for our parents and fund the winter sleepaway. It has become a life-line for our families and children - a project they await all year round. We appreciate the kind friendship we have with Julia allowing us to keep excellent communication lines, sharing the ups and downs of our charity and getting advice and support.

    Judith Schechter, CEO, Step by Step
  • Because of the JYF's generosity, KeshetUK is supporting Jewish youth organisations to be more accepting, welcoming and celebratory of young Jewish LGBT+ people. Every part of the process has been supportive and encouraging - thank you!

    Dr Benjamin Ellis, Chairman Keshet UK
  • They have been extremely helpful in helping The Boys Clubhouse and like focussed funding eg informal educational programs or activities. They are easy to work with and they give great feedback with the grant application process.

    Arie Leaman, CEO, Boys Clubhouse