Yesod seeking Proposals for Professional Development Fund

Deadline: 31 May 2019

Yesod is seeking proposals for its Professional Development Fund to support Jewish community professionals and educators in Europe to develop their professional skills and Jewish fluency.

Yesod is a collaborative framework focused on strengthening the future of Jewish life in Europe by investing in key individual Jewish communal professionals and educators. Founding members are the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation and the Rothschild Foundation (Hanadiv) Europe. Together they share the vision of a vibrant, meaningful, Jewish life comprised of strong communities driven by inspired and engaged individuals.

Funding Information

Funds from $250 – $2,000 (US Dollars) will be awarded on a one-time basis for applications from eligible individuals in the calendar year. The funds must be spent within 8 months of receiving fund confirmation from Yesod. Funds will be paid directly to the organization, trainer or consultant providing the professional development service. Money will not be received directly by the applicant.

Categories

  • Jewish Education Training – Learn the skills to be a Jewish educator, including educational philosophy and pedagogy, by studying for a Masters degree in Jewish Education or by taking a Hebrew ulpan class.
  • Professional skills development – grow their personal toolkit of professional skills that are critical for success.
  • Peer visits – travel to visit a peer organization in another community and learn from their best practices as well as develop stronger networks for collaboration.
  • One-to-One Consultation or Coaching – work one-to-one with a professional consultant or coach in order to improve skills such as strategic planning, communication, supervision and management, or work-life balance.

Eligibility Criteria

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online via given website.

Eligible Countries: Albania, Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom

For more information, please visit https://yesodeurope.eu/yesod-professional-development-fund-2/#section-2

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