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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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  • Over the years the Jewish Youth Fund’s generous support has enabled 100s of seriously ill Jewish children to enjoy wonderful experiences making lasting memories at Camp Simcha’s Residential Children’s Retreats and Keshet Summer Scheme.

    Neville Goldschneider, Chief Executive, Camp Simcha
  • The Jewish Youth Fund has been an amazing partner for FZY, not only providing us with much needed financial assistance, but also helping us and our leadership. We are very proud of our relationship with the JYF and thankful for all the hard work and financial support of the board, staff and organisation.

    Joe Woolf, National Director (Mazkir), FZY
  • 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