Kranzberg Family Foundation awards $74,000 to Jewish youth and young adult programs in 14th year

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The Kranzberg Family Foundation, a supporting foundation of Jewish Federation of St. Louis, is awarding $74,000 in grants to 17 local Jewish organizations.

The Foundation received requests totaling over $166,000 this cycle.

Established through a generous commitment from Ken Kranzberg, the Foundation’s purpose is to provide funds to benefit the Jewish community of St. Louis, specifically focused on the outreach to and engagement of future generations and creation of a vibrant, embracing, local Jewish community that will help retain and be attractive to young adults and families with young children.

Applications are open to St. Louis areas 501(c)(3) organizations and congregations that align with the Foundation’s purpose.

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The 2022 recipients are

  • Aish Hatorah St. Louis – Clean Speech St. Louis
  • BBYO – General Support, St. Louis Council
  • Chabad Jewish Center of St. Charles County – St. Charles Jewish Family Network
  • Chabad on Campus – Jewish Graduate Student Association / JGrads
  • Epstein Hebrew Academy – General Support for High School Division
  • Hillel at Maryville University – General Support
  • Hillel at Washington University in St. Louis – Jew It Yourself
  • Jewish Community Center – Nishmah’s Girls and Young Women Programming
  • Jewish Community Relations Council – Student to Student General Support
  • Jewish Federation of St. Louis – PJ Library
  • Jewish Rock Radio – JKids Radio
  • Jewish Student Union – General Support
  • Next Dor STL – General Support
  • Saul Mirowitz Jewish Community School – Mirowitz MLK Event – Small Hands Big Difference
  • Shevet Keshet – Friends of Israel Scouts – Spring Camp & Community Outreach Program
  • St. Louis Jewish Light – Israel Through the Eyes of the Next Generation
  • St. Louis Kollel – Torah & Turf 2022

The Foundation has been active since 2008 and has given almost $900,000 to organizations in the St. Louis Jewish community since its inception.

The Kranzberg Family Foundation is overseen by a board composed of members of the Kranzberg family as well as the Federation and community representatives.