We invest in creating vibrant and diverse Jewish communities that offer meaningful opportunities to engage.

Rose Community Foundation remains committed to grantmaking in support of the region’s Jewish communities. We invest in efforts to encourage a dynamic and inclusive Jewish ecosystem that embraces a myriad of ways to be Jewish and builds enduring community infrastructure to sustain it. We support Jewish efforts seeking to advance social justice by engaging Jewish people and using Jewish values and traditions to respond to key social and economic issues of our time.

As part of Rose Community Foundation’s new strategic plan in 2020, we developed a Jewish Life strategy to guide this work in the future. Read the Jewish Life strategy here

We have brought parts of the Jewish community together to encourage innovation, enhance organizational effectiveness and increase Jewish engagement. We have helped to create and nurture partnerships and coalitions that are critical to this work, including:

For the first two quarters of 2020, we will not be accepting new applications for grants in the Jewish Life program area.