Teen Philanthropy issues $16,000 in grants

After several months of meetings, the Milwaukee Jewish Teen Philanthropy Board made $16,000 in grants, announced at a May 23 ceremony at Congregation Sinai in Fox Point.

“The teens all presented beautifully to the attendees and the grant recipients were thrilled to be honored at this celebratory and meaningful event,” said Outreach and Teen Philanthropy Coordinator Anna Goldstein, of Milwaukee Jewish Federation.

The board, a program of the Federation, completed its first year of operation by doling out its $16,000 as follows:

  • $4,000 – Friendship Circle of Wisconsin
  • $4,000 – Jewish Family Services
  • $4,000 – Tikkun Ha-Ir
  • $3,000 – COA Youth & Family Centers
  • $1,000 – Midwest NCSY

Teens may apply to serve on the board in the second year. Visit MilwaukeeJewish.org/Departments/Outreach and click on Teen Philanthropy. The deadline is Sept. 6.