Ethiopian National Project

Amount: 
$200,000
Year: 
2018
Field of Interest: 
Jewish Identity
Program Name: 
School Performance and Community Empowerment (SPACE)
Grant Type: 
Israel
Organization Description: 

Founded in 2004 in partnership with the Government of Israel, the Ethiopian National Project (ENP) seeks to advance the integration of Ethiopian Israeli Jews into Israeli society. ENP provides social and educational opportunities to help Ethiopian Israeli youth and their parents realize their full potential. Its four fundamental programs include academic support for youth; parenting workshops; empowerment and leadership trainings for those who want to be community activists; and scholarships for higher education in the fields of medicine and dentistry. ENP serves 15,000 youth annually through its work in 31 communities throughout Israel.

Grant Purpose: 

School Performance and Community Empowerment (SPACE) is an after-school program that provides Jewish identity enrichment, as well as academic and emotional support, for Ethiopian Israeli students in middle school and high school.