Jewish Federation awards new grants

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The S.F.-based Jewish Community Federation has awarded $1.78 million in grants to Bay Area agencies.

Capital and one-time grants totaling $1.15 million will be awarded to Berkeley Hillel toward its $8 million building renovation project, the Jewish Home for its campus transformation project and to J. for a joint strategic planning process.

Seed-funding grants totaling $430,000 will go to At the Well: Bay Area Jewish Women’s Wellness Hub; Brandeis School of San Francisco for a teacher training program; the JCC of San Francisco for a youth inclusion initiative; the Shabbat initiative OneTable for its Bay Area launch; the Oshman Family JCC of Palo Alto, and the Slingshot Fund for its Bay Area guidebook highlighting innovative Jewish nonprofits in the Bay Area.

Innovation grants totaling $200,000 will go  to Congregation Beth Sholom of S.F.; Congregation Rodef Sholom of San Rafael; Congregation Sha’ar Zahav of S.F.; JCC Maccabi Sports Camp; Jewish Circle Theatre; Jewish LearningWorks; OFJCC; Peninsula Sinai Congregation of Foster City, and ReBoot.