Community Health Grants

The Jewish Heritage Fund for Excellence (JHFE) seeks to fund organizations and programs that support our vision of Louisville as a city whose youth are mentally and physically healthy, thriving, and fully engaged in community.

Funding focus areas

Program support: Adolescents have equitable access to a variety of high-quality, effective programs to improve mental, physical, social, and emotional wellness.

Organization support: Local adolescent-serving organizations partner with youth and families to deliver highly effective programs and work collaboratively to identify and address unmet need.

2021 Grant Request Timeline

JHFE accepts letters of intentMarch 1 – March 12, 2021
Full application period (invitation only)June 1 – June 30, 2021
JHFE reviews full applicationsJuly 1 – September 30, 2021
Grant recipients notifiedNovember 2021

2021 Grant Request Process

Please review the 2021 Health Funding Overview and LOI Guidelines.

Recent Grantees

Backside Learning CenterBernheim Foundation
Community Foundation of Louisville (Bounce Coalition)Cardinal Success (University of Louisville)
Family & Children’s PlaceCoalition for the Homeless (Coalition Supporting Young Adults)
Home of the InnocentsFood Literacy Project
Kentucky Youth AdvocatesMaryhurst
Louisville Urban LeagueMetro United Way (United Communities)
MaryhurstPeace Education Program
Park DuValle Community Health CenterSeven Counties Services
Seven Counties ServicesVolunteers of America (Restorative Justice)
Shawnee Christian Health CenterYouthBuild Louisville
Sweet Evening BreezeOne Louisville Fund

For additional information, contact Tiffany Fabing, JHFE Program Director.