The Levi Lassen Foundation’s Grant Program is now open for applications.
Vision and Mission
- The Levi Lassen Foundation focuses on supporting NGOs that advance Ethiopian-Israeli women and men (ages 15-30), or specific projects that advance Ethiopian women and men (ages 15-30).
- Levi Lassen also supports NGOs in Israel with a Dutch affiliation, with an emphasis on organizations that assist and care for elderly immigrants from Holland.
- They believe in an Israel where everyone participates in a shared and just society, predicated on the best values of equality, tolerance and social justice in a liberal democracy.
- Levi Lassen’s work in Israel began over 40 years ago. Levi Lassen is committed to helping Israel develop, grow and prosper through supporting programs committed to promoting a shared society.
- Levi Lassen Foundation grants are up to 15,000 Euros a year and are given for a period of one year. Grantees may apply for a renewal grant. (Subject to sending in an evaluation report, which must be approved by the Foundation).
- The Levi Lassen Foundation will consider funding applications from NGOs and projects that fulfil the following criteria:
- NGOs that advance young Ethiopian-Israeli women and men (ages 15-30), or specific projects that advance Ethiopian-Israeli women and men (ages 15-30)
- Dutch-Affliliated organizations in Israel. Especially those that provide support for elderly immigrants from Holland, such as nursing homes.
- The project must have synergy with the overall vision and mission of the NGO.
- The project (not necessarily the NGO) must be of grassroots nature.
- The project must have a down to earth impact and make a difference.
- NGOs must be able to demonstrate a stable, effective, creative and well-run organization, a sound financial status, and Nihul Takin. Startup NGOs may also apply without Nihul Takin.
- You may only submit one grant request per year. If your grant request is approved, you can submit another request the next year.
- Individuals (including scholarships, food and equipment distribution to individuals)
- Projects with a political agenda and advocacy work
- Pure arts (e.g., music, dance, vocal, theatre, films, drawing, sculpture)
- Formal education
- Hospitals, medical treatment or equipment
- Projects geared towards special needs communities.
- Religious activity
- Academic research
- Universities and colleges
- Construction and renovation costs
- Municipalities and schools
- Trauma, post trauma, rehabilitation and emergencies
- Projects where the activity undertaken is clearly the responsibility of the government.
For more information, visit Levi Lassen Foundation.