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Grants

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In 2016, the Foundation distributed $214,676 in grants to 100 organizations through our donor advised, endowed and organization funds.

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The Foundation administers funds that award scholarships benefiting New Mexicans who are:

  • Jewish students seeking to attend a Jewish enrichment program or camp in the U.S. or abroad
  • Students needing assistance with tuition to attend an accredited college or university

Scholarship opportunities that benefit individuals:

Israel Experience Fund

Assists Jewish students from New Mexico to help finance an educational trip to Israel

Application deadlines: March 1, June 1, September 1, December 1; awards made 30 days later

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Neal Isbin Scholarship Fund

In memory of activist Neil Isbin, the fund provides an annual scholarship for the benefit of an Albuquerque-area high school senior who demonstrates achievements or ongoing volunteer work supporting human rights and human dignity and who will be enrolling in an accredited, nonprofit or public university or college in the fall.

Application deadline: May 1; award made June 1

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Galit Mares Scholarship Fund

In memory of Galit Mares, the fund provides scholarship awards for the benefit of Jewish youth from the Albuquerque area for Jewish summer camp.

Apply between February 1 and April 1; award made April 15

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Irving and Hertha Auerbach Fund for Jewish Identity

In memory of Irving and Hertha Auerbach, the fund provides scholarship awards for the benefit of Jewish youth from New Mexico for Jewish "sleep-away" summer camp.

Apply between February 1 and April 1; award made April 15

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The Foundation also manages a fund that accepts grant applications from charitable organizations:

Jewish Women's Endowment Fund

Provides grants to support programs that assist women and their children in the New Mexico Jewish community.

Application deadline: January 15; award made by March 1

For additional information, contact our Executive Director, 505-348-4472.