Jewish Learning Fund

Next deadline: 31 January 2021 and then every two months (see dates below)

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Through this fund Yesod supports Jewish community professionals and educators in Europe to gain knowledge and skills to feel confident in expressing Jewish language and values throughout your community work. We are committed to supporting the creation of vibrant, meaningful, Jewish life through strong communities driven by Jewishly inspired and engaged individuals.

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Scope of Support

Funds from $250 (USD) – $2,000 (USD) will be awarded, on a one-time basis, for successful applications from eligible individuals. The funds must be spent within 8 months of receiving fund confirmation from Yesod. Funds will be paid directly to the organization, trainer or coach providing the Jewish learning service. Money will not be given directly to the applicant.

Before applying to the Jewish Learning Fund, we encourage you to have a consultation with Director of Jewish Learning, David Levin-Kruss, to discuss your own or your team’s Jewish learning needs and next steps. David can be contacted here.

For skills development support through coaching or training courses that are not related to Jewish learning, please visit our Professional Development Fund for more details and to arrange a consultation

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Funds will be awarded to Jewish community professionals and freelance educators who:

Funds will not be granted for learning opportunities that have already taken place or for those that are already supported in other ways by Yesod’s partner organisations.

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You can apply for funds in the following categories:

N.B. Support for physical travel between countries is currently on hold due to Covid-19. We will update the website when the situation changes.


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Deadlines are as follows. Applicants will be contacted with a decision approximately 4 – 6 weeks after the deadline.

Please note: As part of our decision-making process, Yesod’s Director of Jewish Learning will be in touch to schedule a conversation to discuss your application in more detail and to ask additional questions.

31 January 2021 / 31 March 2021 / 31 May 2021 / 31 July 2021 / 30 September 2021 / 30 November 2021

Read the guidelines carefully and ensure that you are eligible.

Apply using the online application form.

Within 30 days of completing the professional development opportunity you will be required to submit a short report describing the course of study, a summary of what Jewish learning you have completed, how this has impacted you directly and how this will impact your work in the future.

Payment will be made for an agreed US Dollar amount and paid in local currency via wire transfer.

For more information please contact us at

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