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Get $4,000 for Your Jewish Foodie or Environmental Idea

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It’s that time of year! Announcing the 2016-2017 Colorado Mini-Grants.

Hazon awards $20,000 annually to individuals and organizations in the Denver/Boulder metro area who want to make our community healthier and more sustainable. These mini-grants inspire and grow a range of programs and initiatives that use Jewish Outdoor, Food, Farming & Environmental Education (JOFEE). Grants range from $1,000 – $4,000.

If you’re interested but in need of inspiration, here are some ideas to get you thinking:

  • Start a project or host an educational program that addresses food justice issues such as hunger, food deserts, and fair trade
  • Host a healthy/sustainable cooking class in your Jewish community
  • Launch an eco-kosher Shabbat group to share Friday nights with friends and family
  • Host a food preservation workshop
  • Start a new garden or expand an existing garden at a Jewish institution
  • Lead a Jewish hike or bike ride
  • Incorporate local, organic, and fair trade ingredients into your Jewish organization’s kitchen

Apply today! Or, don’t hesitate to reach out to colorado@hazon.org if you have any questions or want to brainstorm ideas!

Application deadline: 8:00 am, Monday, August 15, 2016

 

 

About Becky O'Brien

Hazon is America’s largest Jewish environmental organization. We create healthier and more sustainable communities in the Jewish world and beyond. Hazon in Colorado is led by Becky O’Brien, Boulder Director and Sarah Kornhauser, Denver Director.

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