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grant awards

2020 grant awards

violence prevention

projects
Futures Without Violence
futureswithoutviolence.org

Coaching Boys into Men: Florida Communities Redefining Locker Room Talk

$12,500

per year for 2 years (2020 – 2022)

Coaching Boys into Men (CBIM) provides high school athletic coaches with the resources they need to promote respectful behavior among their players and help prevent relationship abuse, harassment, and sexual assault. For more than a decade, the program has been implemented in communities across the U.S. and around the world. JWF’s grant will allow CBIM to expand into Florida.

KidSafe
kidsafefoundation.org

Empower Me

$10,000

per year for 2 years (2020 – 2022)

Empower Me is a project that educates parents and teachers to recognize, respond to, and report abuse. This grant helps KidSafe expand Empower Me to preschools, elementary schools, and other child-serving organizations in Florida for ages 4-8. Since 2009, KidSafe has taught over 60,000 children that they have the right to be safe and taught over 35,000 adults that they are the first line of defense for children.

Moving Traditions
movingtraditions.org

Culture Shift

$10,000

per year for 2 years (2020 – 2022)

Moving Traditions emboldens teens by fostering self-discovery, challenging sexism, and inspiring a commitment to Jewish life and learning. Culture Shift is an intensive 2-day training program for Jewish camp leaders that educates them about sexism, harassment, and issues of consent so they can empower camp staff to create safer, more inclusive camp experiences and act as resources for all camp participants.

Pace Center for Girls
pacecenter.com

Pace Reach

$12,500

per year for 2 years (2020 – 2022)

Pace Reach is a prevention and early intervention effort targeting girls at risk of victimization and violence. JWF funding supports small circle groups for girls as well as mother-daughter groups that address quality decision making, healthy interpersonal relationship boundaries, effective coping skills, self-esteem, and connecting with positive mentors.

The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness
allianceforeatingdisorders.com

Understanding the Impacts of Gender Based Violence on Mental Health & Eating

$10,000

per year for 2 years (2020 – 2022)

The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness is a national non-profit organization dedicated to providing programs and activities aimed at outreach, education, early intervention, and advocacy for all eating disorders. JWF’s funding supports the implementation of educational seminars for physicians and health care providers in Palm Beach County where participants will learn to recognize and respond to the connection between eating disorders and gender-based violent trauma.

labor & employment

projects
Compass LGBTQ Community Center
compassglcc.com

Transgender Economic Empowerment Program

$15,000

per year for 2 years (2020 – 2022)

The Transgender Economic Empowerment Program is a first of its kind program in Palm Beach County connecting transgender women to career training and better job opportunities. Additional outreach programs will offer training for employers on inclusive hiring practices, creating more job security for this at-risk population.

QueenB
queenb.org.il

General Operating Support

$10,000

per year for 2 years (2020 – 2022)

QueenB is an Israeli non-profit organization that was founded by computer science students disheartened by the number of women in their field. JWF’s funding supports an after-school coding program for middle school girls with the goal of inspiring the next generation of women in tech.

Women’s Spirit (Ruach Nashit)
ruach-nashit.org.il

Breaking the Bind

$10,000

per year for 2 years (2020 – 2022)

Women’s Spirit works to promote the economic independence of women survivors of violence in Israel and strives for social change from a feminist perspective and commitment to social and gender justice. Breaking the Bind supports survivors through education, advocacy, and lobbying efforts.

The Lord’s Place, Inc.
thelordsplace.org

Gender Responsive Opportunities for Women (GROW) Initiative

$10,000

per year for 2 years (2019 – 2021)

The Lord’s Place is a non-sectarian organization addressing homelessness in Palm Beach County. The Gender Responsive Opportunities for Women (GROW) Initiative increases the integration of gender responsive tools, strategies, and techniques into The Lord’s Place’s service delivery model on an agency-wide level. The goal of this project is to enhance the provision of gender responsive services to women across all their programs.

La’Ofek (Hope for the Future)
laofek.org/achotenu/

Achotenu

$10,000

per year for 2 years (2020 – 2022)

Achotenu, meaning “our nurses”, is an academic nurses training program for Ethiopian Israelis. This program is the only one of its kind in Israel working to help Ethiopians gain entrance to, and succeed in, nursing schools.