Natan Grants for ROI Entrepreneurs 2016-17

Posted by: The Natan Fund

Natan inspires young philanthropists to engage actively in Jewish giving by funding innovative projects that shape the Jewish future.

Amount: $12,000
Deadline: July 31, 2015


Natan invites members of the ROI Community who are spearheading innovative initiatives to submit proposals for the Natan Grants for ROI Entrepreneurs program. This grant opportunity supports innovative initiatives that create new access points to Jewish life around the world. Applicants may apply for grants ranging from $5,000 to $12,000.

With this grant opportunity, Natan seeks to support individual social entrepreneurs, community builders, and very early-stage programs that engage young Jews in Jewish religion, culture, and community in innovative and effective ways.

Ideal applicants will demonstrate exceptional leadership and a broad and inclusive approach to Jewish life and Jewish community.

Be sure to review the grant application requirements on the right before applying.


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Custom Questions

Some grants require specific questions to be answered in order to make a decision. Every applicant will be required to answer the following questions in order to successfully complete the application process.

  1. What year(s) did you attend ROI?

  2. How much funding are you requesting? What will you do with the grant funds? (You may request between US$5,000 and US$12,000.)

  3. What is your organization/initiative’s current total operating budget? Natan DOES NOT support organizations/initiatives with operating budgets over $1.5 million.

  4. Context and Partnerships: Why is your organization innovative? What sets your organization apart from those doing similar work? What is your organization's relationship - both formal and informal - to other organizations working to meet the same needs or providing similar services? What partnerships with individuals or organizations have you developed for this organization/initiative?

  5. Why should Natan fund this initiative? Explain how your organization or program aligns with the mission of the Natan Grants for ROI Entrepreneurs as described in the Grant Opportunities description.


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