It offers our members a way to support the community financially.
Apply today for a Tzedakah Fund Grant
We are now accepting applications through October 31.
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Who can apply for the grants?
Any not-for-profit organization that meets the requirements specified in our application form is eligible to submit a grant application. The Tzedakah Committee accepts applications from not-for-profit organizations directly or from synagogue committees, the Klei Kodesh and staff, and individual synagogue members submitting applications on behalf of those organizations.
The Tzedakah Committee gives grants twice a year, in the spring and in the fall. You can apply for a grant on behalf of a not-for-profit organization and donate to the Tzedakah Fund. Contact Barry Isaacson for more information on the grants or to join the Tzedakah Committee.
The Tzedakah Committee will continue to provide grants to eligible and deserving non-profits. We encourage congregants to help charitable organizations with which they may be involved to submit grant applications for future grant cycles. For more information, contact Barry Isaacson.
Apply today for a Tzedakah Fund Grant.
The Tzedakah Committee awards grants to deserving non-profit organizations that best exemplify Beth Emet’s social justice core values of righteousness and justice; love of one’s neighbors and for the stranger; compassion; kindness; and, hospitality. This fall, the committee awarded two $1,000 grants to Clearbrook of Arlington Heights and Community Animal Rescue Effort (C.A.R.E).
Clearbrook of Arlington Heights
Clearbrook serves individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. It will use the grant to purchase art supplies and an air fryer to better serve clients of Techny Community Day Services Center, an adult vocational program in Northbrook. The supplies will be used to enhance educational and recreational activities. The air fryer will be used to improve the day services facility’s ability to provide meals to its clients who keep kosher. Beth Emet member Jill Randell volunteers at the Center.
Community Animal Rescue Effort of Skokie (C.A.R.E.) plans to use it’s fall 2022 grant, in part, to purchase two side-span heavy-duty storage racks for use in its pet food and supply pantry. The pantry distributes pet food and other essential supplies at no cost to families in need.
Community Animal Rescue Effort (C.A.R.E.)
This Skokie not-for-profit will use its grant to purchase two wide-span heavy-duty storage racks and supplemental cat food for its pet food pantry. The pantry distributes free pet food and supplies to needy north shore families. Beth Emet members Neal and Phyllis SHanoff and Alison Finkel and her daughter, Ray, volunteer at the pantry.
See our previous successful applicants since 2013.