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New Program: Jews of Color Initiative Philanthropy Fellowship

Jews of Color Initiative Philanthropy Fellowship; Prepare to make a difference in Jewish philanthropy. Apply by February 28, 2023;

The Jews of Color Initiative (JoCI) is thrilled to launch a new pilot program, the JoCI Philanthropy Fellowship! This unique program will recruit and prepare new grantmakers of color to step into important positions of influence in the Jewish philanthropic space. This 12-month program also supports placement, working to create a pipeline to Jewish philanthropic roles for a more racially equitable and representative Jewish communal ecosystem. 

This program offers a unique opportunity to work within the JoCI and gain experience in the Jewish communal philanthropic ecosystem through a racial equity framework. This Fellowship provides extensive training, professional development, a strong network, and access to the world of grantmaking through the only national philanthropic fund laser-focused on Jews of Color. 

The deadline to apply is February 28, 2023.

The specific components of the 12-month Fellowship include: 

  • Experiential Learning: Fellows will work with the JoCI grants team and a network of Jewish philanthropy professionals to learn how to use grantmaking, field-building, and other philanthropic tools to advance racial equity in philanthropy. 
  • Grantmaking Experience: As part of the program, Fellows will be responsible for creating and running their own grant cycle to support the leadership of and projects by Jews of Color in the community. 
  • Professional Development: Fellows will be in a cohort together with the opportunity to receive coaching and hone their leadership and professional skills. 
  • Network: Fellows will engage with a wide variety of philanthropic leaders and colleagues through conferences, trainings, private meetings, and mentorship. 

To learn more and apply for the JoCI Philanthropy Fellowship, click the “View Job Description” button below.

Date Posted

February 2023


Jews of Color Initiative