Silverlake Independent Jewish Community Center

Silverlake Independent Jewish Community Center
Program Name: 
Silverlake Independent Jewish Community Center
Grant Year: 
2017
Grant Type: 
Next Stage
Grant Amount: 
$200,000
Interest Area: 
Arts & Culture
Grant Purpose: 

To become a state-of-the-art cultural center and to develop a business model that will continue the organization to evolve in Downtown Los Angeles and the surrounding eastside neighborhoods.

Description: 

Founded in 1951, The Silverlake Independent Jewish Community Center (SIJCC) is a family education center and community gathering space based on Jewish values and traditions. With a 2012 Cutting Edge Grant, SIJCC launched Culture Lab, a vibrant arts program that contributes to SIJCC's exciting creative programming for young Jews living on the east side. A Next Stage Grant will help SIJCC become the state-of-the-art cultural center it envisions, developing a business model that will allow it to continue to evolve in the midst of dynamic growth in Downtown Los Angeles and the surrounding eastside neighborhoods.