Jewish Community Excellence Grants


Students at Noe Middle participate in Kentucky Center for the Arts’ arts-based holocaust education program, funded by JHFE.

The Jewish Community Excellence Grants program was created as a funding source to promote a vibrant Jewish community in the Louisville metropolitan area and the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

All applicants will be asked to identify how their project will contribute to one or more of the following funding priorities: Jewish Identity & Community, Creating Sustainability within the Jewish Community, Jewish Education, and Senior Jewish Adult Services. Only tax exempt 501(c)(3) organizations are eligible to apply. Individuals are not eligible.

Travel Funding Policies
JHFE will consider funding travel for requests that qualify. Click here to see our Travel Funding Policy.

Congregational Outreach & Engagement Guidelines
JHFE accepts requests from Louisville Jewish congregations for outreach and engagement programs once per year. Click here for more information.

2018 Deadlines
January 15 (Deadline for all Jewish education requests) This application is now closed.

May 1 This application is now closed.

September 1 (Deadline for congregational outreach & engagement requests)