American Jewish World Service (AJWS) is an international development organization dedicated to alleviating poverty, hunger and disease among the people of the developing world regardless of race, religion or nationality.
American Jewish World Service (AJWS) grants from $3,000-$30,000 per year and preference is given to small organizations with annual budgets lower than $300,000.
The grants are awarded for a year at a time and they may be renewed annually.
Chad, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
The American Jewish World Service funds non-governmental (NGOs) and community-based organizations in Africa working in the following thematic areas:
1. Sustainable Livelihoods and Sustainable Development
3. Education for All
Facilitating access to quality primary and secondary education for all. This include:
4. Community Engagement in Conflict and Emergencies
Supporting local organizations affected by disasters and conflict to move to move toward peace and development.
5. Community Voice: Civic and Political Participation
AJWS funds policy advocacy and community mobilization efforts that are led by community-based organizations working for:
Letters of inquiry are accepted throughout the year.
Letters of inquiry will only be considered if they are submitted by email to: grants [at] ajws.org or by mail to:American Jewish World Service, Grants Department, 45 West 36th Street, 11th floor, New York, NY 10018, USA.
For more information, see: American Jewish World Service