Weinberg Foundation’s recent PEF grants

Geoffrey —  June 11, 2014

In it’s June e-news letter, The Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Foundation announced more than $13 million in additional new grants including the following recommended grants to PEF.

P.E.F. Israel Endowment Funds
Kivunim: New Directions for Special Needs Youth in Israel
Haifa, Israel
$200,000 operating grant over two years ($100,000 per year) to support this organization that provides rehabilitation and integration services, including life-skills enhancement, housing, and vocational training programs, for individuals with disabilities.*

P.E.F. Israel Endowment Funds
Kfar Tikva
Kiryat Tiv’on, Israel
$195,000 capital grant to support the purchase and renovation of a group home and a passenger minivan that will accommodate five young adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities.*
http://www.kfar-tikva.org.il/home/doc.aspx?mCatID=321

P.E.F. Israel Endowment Funds
Israel Family Planning Association
Tel-Aviv, Israel
$100,000 program grant to support the “Sexuality Educator” training program that teaches people with disabilities how to engage in safe sexual activity as a normal and pleasurable part of life and to prevent sexual abuse.*
http://www.opendoor.org.il/

P.E.F. Israel Endowment Funds
Rashi Foundation
Yerucham, Israel
$824,000 capital grant over two years ($412,000 per year) to support the construction of an early childhood center.*
http://www.rashi-foundation.org.il/English/

* All grants with an asterisk are grants paid to P.E.F. Israel Endowment Funds with the recommendation, but not requirement, that they be distributed as described.