For more than five years, the Jewish Federation of Ottawa’s Emerging Gen (EG) Grants have been providing grants of up to $2,000 for members of the community’s emerging generation (ages 18-45). The funds have supported innovative ideas, which include a Jewish content element, positively impact our community, and have a strong implementation plan.
Many applications over the years have revolved around one of the most commonly celebrated Jewish traditions – Shabbat dinner. Some programs have included interesting Jewish speakers while others integrated important themes. [Read more…]