Grants & Funding Opportunities
The Macks Center for Jewish Education administers a wide variety of grant funds that provide financial assistance for educators and their programs. Each grant program has separate requirements, which are listed on the grant application form.
Congregational School Professional Development Grant
CJE offers up to $1,000 per school of professional development funding. Schools must be in Baltimore City or County. Other restrictions may apply. For more information about this grant, please contact Amian Kelemer at firstname.lastname@example.org or 410.735.5007
Crane Medical Benefit Credit
Through CJE, the Crane Foundation provides educators a medical benefit credit, defraying a portion of the cost of health care coverage to those who teach a certain minimum number of hours per week.
Crane Professional Development Grants
CJE administers funds from the Charles Crane Family Foundation for professional development stipends to congregational school educators, early childhood educators and day school educators. Educators can receive reimbursement for half of their professional development expenses, up to a maximum of $1,000 per year per educator. In addition , Crane offers schools funding toward in-house professional development.
Jewish Education Enhancement Projects (JEEP)
CJE administers JEEP grants on behalf of THE ASSOCIATED: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore. JEEP grants provide funding to help congregations and Jewish organizations enhance their efforts to engage Jews in positive Jewish experiences. Projects should do the following:
- Increase the number of people engaged in Jewish educational experiences
- Enhance the quality of those experiences
- Increase the amount of programming provided
The Macks Center for Jewish Education offers teacher recruitment benefits to all schools through www.JewishCareers.com. Principals can peruse resumes at no charge. Schools can place ads at a deeply discounted rate. For details, please contact Amian Kelemer at email@example.com or 410.735.5007
Baltimore Hebrew Institute at Towson University Scholarship
Aside from the above CJE administered opportunities, The Baltimore Hebrew Institute offers an $800 per semester scholarship for graduate students who meet specific criteria.
For more information, contact Michelle Taylor at firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-704-7118.