The 2021 CFJS grant application filing deadline is March 19, 2021.

The 2021 CFJS grant application must be emailed or postal stamped by March 19, 2021 along with all supporting documents. Failure to provide all information will result in rejection of an application.

Welcome 2021 Grant Applicant!

CFJS is dedicated to enriching the lives of Jewish seniors residing in North and South Carolina communities through programs sharing Jewish values and beliefs.

CFJS aims to help support programs and services that advance the Foundation’s objectives. These include:

  • Long term community impact
  • Collaboration with other local organizations
  • Participant involvement in social services (volunteer or financial)
  • Applicant organization showing their financial commitment to the program
  • Specific qualitative and quantitative outcomes such as numbers served and measurable impact on lives
  • Uniqueness (non-duplicative of other area programs or services)
  • Competent grant management and program oversight

There are 2 priority categories CFJS seeks to help support. They are:

Health and Wellness Programs that target people who may have multiple, complex, specific mental and/or physical health needs. Some examples include:

  • Case Management with a licensed professional or case worker
  • Congregational Nurse
  • Dementia or memory impairment
  • Group Day Care and Respite programs

          We are open to other innovative approaches

The long term impact of the program must be described

Grants for this category may be funded up to $50,000 per year

Socialization Programs reaching out to Jewish adults whose basic needs may not be met and/or are geographically isolated. Some examples include:

  • Community building, education and furtherance of Jewish values
  • Food Distribution
  • Transportation

          We are open to other innovative approaches. 

Grants in this category may be funded up to $10,000 per year. A new grant request must be completed annually.

Directions and important items to remember:

  •  A qualifying organization can submit UP TO 5 grant applications. Multiple proposals should be ranked in order of funding priorities with #1 highest and #5 lowest in priority.
  • Complete and submit an application with the required attachments.  It must be received via email or postmarked no later than March 19, 2021.
  • A legally recognized electronic signature (handwritten or electronic) is required on the Application-Grantee Acknowledgement page. This acknowledges the information submitted is accurate, information will be provided upon request and proper acknowledgement will be included as outlined.
  • CFJS does NOT fund core agency salaries or general overhead managed by existing budgeted staff. Consideration may be given for the portion of or additional salary funding requirements.
  • Grant recipients will be announced by June 1, 2021.
  • All Grant recipients are responsible to provide mid-year and year-end feedback on their program. (Forms will be distributed semi-annually.) Failure to complete the form may impact eligibility of future grants.
  • CFJS provides project start up and enhancement funding, not permanently recurring expenses.

We are excited to learn more about your organization and the programs you offer Jewish seniors within North and South Carolina. We look forward to reviewing your Grant Application.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have questions.


Wendee M. Cutler, Executive Director

2020 CFJS Grant Application

Click on the “PDF” or “WORD” icon to begin the application process.