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Grants to Kansas and Missouri Organizations to Benefit the Jewish Community in Eligible Locations

J-LEAD (Jewish Leadership, Education, Action and Development)


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Funding Source
Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Kansas City
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Geographic Focus
USA: KansasMissouri

Important Dates
Deadline: 03/01/24 Save

Grant Description
Grants of up to $5,000 to Kansas and Missouri organizations for programs and services that benefit the local Jewish community in eligible locations. Programs should be Jewish in character and should be innovative and collaborative. Applicants must have a mission to serve the Jewish community of the Greater Kansas City area.

Fund Objectives:

  • Funding services and/or programs which are Jewish in nature
  • Supporting an organization whose purpose is to serve the Jewish community in the Greater Kansas City area
  • Supporting projects that are innovative and collaborative in nature


Additional Eligibility Criteria
Funds are intended to support organizations whose purpose is to serve the Jewish community in the Greater Kansas City area.

Additional Geographic Information:

Greater Kansas City area

J-LEAD will not make grants to the following:
- An individual Jewish congregation unless the program is collaborative and community-wide
- A Jewish organization with a closely-related political action committee

Pre-Application Information
Grant applications are due March 1. If a deadline falls on a weekend, applications are due the next business day.

Should there be any questions regarding your proposal, a member of the J-LEAD Grants Committee may contact you via phone or letter requesting further information or an appointment or a site visit.

Grant applicants are strongly encouraged to contact Beatrice Fine before applying for a grant.

Estimated Size of Grant
J-LEAD awards grants of $5,000 or less to each recipient.

Contact Information
Submit applications to Beatrice Fine ( and Antoinette Wells (

Contact Beatrice Fine at (913) 327-4618 or at the email address above.

Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Kansas City
5801 West 115th Street, Suite 104
Overland Park, Kansas 66211
(913) 327-8245

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