Foundation / Corporation
American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) Archives
Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International scholars for research related to modern Jewish history. Fellowships are intended for deserving scholars who are currently engaged in post-doctoral, graduate-level, or independent study. Fellowships will take place either in New York or in Jerusalem, Israel. Research topics in the fields of 20th-century Jewish history, general history, and humanitarian assistance are considered, as well as other areas of academic research covered in the JDC archival collections. Stipends may be used toward travel, transportation, and living expenses.
Applications will be considered for the following fellowship awards:
GrantWatch ID#: 149503
Seven fellowships will be awarded each year
- The Fred and Ellen Lewis Fellowship: The amount granted will range from $2,000 to $5,000 per fellow.
- The Ruth and David Musher Fellowship: The amount granted will be $2,500 per fellow per year.
- The Sorrell and Lorraine Chesin Fellowship: The amount granted will be $2,500.
- The Max and Cecil (Steuer) Chesin Fellowship: The amount granted will be $2,500.
- The Nathan & Sarah Chesin and Bernard & Mollie Steuer Fellowships: The amount granted will be $2,500.
- The Ruth and David Musher JDC Archives Regional Fellowship: The amount granted will be $2,500.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
JDC Archives Fellowship Application Form:
JDC Archives Fellowship Reference Form:
Online contact form: https://request.archives.jdc.org/ContactUs/ContactUs.aspx
USA: Alabama; Alaska; Arizona; Arkansas; California; Colorado; Connecticut; Delaware; Florida; Georgia; Hawaii; Idaho; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Montana; Nebraska; Nevada; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New Mexico; New York City; New York; North Carolina; North Dakota; Ohio; Oklahoma; Oregon; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Utah; Vermont; Virginia; Washington, DC; Washington; West Virginia; Wisconsin; Wyoming
USA Territories: American Samoa (USA) Guam (USA) Puerto Rico (USA) Virgin Islands (USA) Northern Mariana Islands (USA)
USA Compact Free Associations: The Federated States of Micronesia (USA) Marshall Islands (USA) Republic of Palau (USA)
Canada: Alberta British Columbia Manitoba New Brunswick Newfoundland and Labrador Northwest Territories Nova Scotia Nunavut Ontario Prince Edward Island Quebec Saskatchewan Yukon
International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.
Fundraising opportunity for USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations to host a jazz concert held in honor of their organization or cause. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to applying. In addition to funds raised through concert ticket sales
Grants to USA, Canada, and International independent filmmakers for feature-length documentary films in development stage to post-production. Funding is intended to support independent, nonfiction films that demonstrate effective storytelling, feasibility and originalit
Grant of $9,000 to a USA, Canada, or International graduate psychology student for research and demonstration projects that foster understanding of the relationship between self-identity and scholastic achievement, primarily for children in kindergarten through eighth g
Grants ranging from $750 to $2,500 to Canada nonprofit organizations and individuals for programs that promote outdoor safety and encourage youth and outdoor leaders to avoid outdoor risks. Funds may be used to train and educate youth and outdoor leaders on risk avoidan
Grants of up to $1,000 to USA and Canada animal shelters, rescue agencies, and individuals to assist with costs of urgent medical care for animals that are injured, abused, or neglected. Funding is intended to relieve financial strain, help animals recover, and eventual
Grants starting at $10,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations for environmental sustainability initiatives to improve ocean health. Funding is intended to support innovative projects that meet challenges faced by the marine and sailing industries.
Grants ranging from $1,500 to $2,500 to USA, Canada, and International organizations for community-based chamber music education programs. Funding is intended for programs that make it possible for students to experience chamber music for the first time and for adult pl
Grants and in-kind grants to Alberta and British Columbia nonprofit, charitable, and educational organizations for programs that contribute to the well-being and health of residents in the Funding Source's area of service. Eligible programs will focus on the areas of ed
Grants to Canada nonprofit organizations for programs or projects that will benefit, improve, and develop Candian society. Funding will be awarded to programs in the areas of arts and culture, education, environment, medical, and social services. Innovation is consider
Award of $50,000 to a Canada individual to recognize outstanding contributions to the field of cancer treatment, therapies, and patient care. This award is intended for an individual with an academic appointment who has made an impact on the clinical application of scie