Carolina Foundation for Jewish Seniors

 Enriching Life for Jewish Seniors

CFJS

 Enriching Life for Jewish Seniors

CFJS enriches for Jewish Seniors in the Carolinas.

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Grant Guidelines

Read the CFJS Grant guidelines before submitting an application for your organization.

Grant Guidelines

CFJS supports programs enriching lives for Jewish seniors in the Carolinas

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Grant Application

The 2024 CFJS Grant Application window is now open.

Grant Notification

The application is due by 5:00 pm March 13, 2024 EDT.

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CFJS

CFJS awards grants to nonprofits in the Carolinas that provide life enriching programs for Jewish seniors.

Foundation History

CFJS is the name of BJH Foundation, formed after the closing of the Blumenthal Jewish Home for the Aged in Clemmons, NC.

Welcome to Carolina Foundation for Jewish Seniors

Enriching Life for Jewish Seniors

In 2022, CFJS made grants in support of 50 programs or services at 19 Jewish nonprofits or religious congregations serving Jewish older adults in the Carolinas. CFJS grants range from support of care managers to health and wellness initiatives to combating social isolation and bringing together Jewish community. CFJS is the only private foundation in the Carolinas focused solely on enriching the lives of Jewish seniors.

CFJS is a member of the Jewish Funders Network, the North Carolina Center for Nonprofits, and Grantmakers in Aging.

Who Can Receive Support?

CFJS Awards Grants to:

  • Organizations in need of funding to enrich the lives of Jewish adults in your community;

  • Organizations serving Jewish adults living in North or South Carolina

  • A 501(C)(3) charitable organization as determined by IRS regulations, unless you are affiliated with another tax-exempt organization such as local government, school or synagogue.