The Confidential Assistance Program was established to provide financial assistance to members that have fallen on hard times and are having trouble meeting their basic financial obligations. From paying one month’s rent for someone to helping parents cover the cost of summer camp for their child, the program offers the opportunity to ease some of the burden faced in the wake of the economic down-turn.
Financial assistance is available for:
Please return your completed Grant/Loan application to:
Anshe Emet Synagogue
Attn: Mimi Weisberg
3751 N. Broadway
Chicago, IL 60613-4014
The Joseph and Ruth Tumpeer Scholarship Fund encourages Jewish summer experiences for youth by offsetting a portion of the cost of Jewish summer camp attendance. The scholarship is need-based. Fill out our application here. For more information please contact Hannah Jarvis at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Chicago Jewish community has a variety of funds which can help make Jewish pre-school, daycare, kindergarten, camps and Israel educational trips for teens more accessible and affordable for Jewish parents.
Check out www.BunkConnect.org, where you can get 40-60% off the best Jewish summer camps for your first-time camper!
JUF Right Start gift vouchers are given to the first child in your immediate family to attend a participating Jewish preschool or day care. It can also be used for Jewish Day School, including BZAEDS and CJDS Nursery or Junior Kindergarten, if the child has not previously attended a Jewish school.
Right Start Vouchers are not “need based,” and there are no economic criteria.
Tuition reimbursement is based on the number of days a child is enrolled: $500 for a child who attends 3 days per week; $750 for a child who attends 4 days per week; $1,000 for a child who attends 5 days per week. The child may be attending half day, full day or extended day.
For guidelines click here.
For more information, please send a confidential e-mail to Mimi Weisberg at email@example.com or leave a confidential voicemail at 773-868-5123.