Silverlake Independent Jewish Community Center

Silverlake Independent Jewish Community Center
Program Name: 
Culture Lab
Grant Year: 
2012
Grant Type: 
Cutting Edge
Grant Amount: 
$250,000
Interest Area: 
Arts & Culture
Grant Purpose: 

Culture Lab engages groups of Jewish artists from disciplines that include writing, visual arts, media arts, dance, and theater who collaborate on the creation and presentation of new work inspired by a Jewish theme.

Description: 

Founded in 1951, Silverlake Independent Jewish Community Center is a home for culture, ideas, and belonging on the Eastside of Los Angeles. It provides a family education center and community gathering space based in Jewish values and tradition. 

Grant Quote: 

"Funding from The Foundation is instrumental in launching SIJCC’s Culture Lab. Thanks to The Foundation's generous support, we are taking a significant step toward becoming the premiere Jewish arts and culture center on LA’s east side."

- Ayana Morse, Associate Director, Silverlake Independent Jewish Community Center