Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles

Amount: 
$200,000
Year: 
2016
Field of Interest: 
Seniors
Program Name: 
AcrossGen
Grant Type: 
Cutting Edge
Organization Description: 

Founded in 1911 and based on Jewish values, The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles convenes and leads the community and leverages its resources to assure the continuity of the Jewish people, support a secure State of Israel, care for Jews in need here and abroad, and mobilize on issues of concern to the local community, all with its local, national, and international partners.

Grant Purpose: 

AcrossGen engages thousands of young adults, families with young children, Baby Boomers and senior citizens in the Venice/Santa Monica area through intergenerational programming that connect members across the generations to their Jewish identity.

The Foundation’s unwavering belief in the power of relationships will continue to help Jewish life flourish across the city.  Through their generous support, NuRoots Fellows are creating new thriving, high-impact communities that will change the landscape of Jewish L.A., inspiring thousands to discover their history, their identity, and each other.

Sara Allen
Senior Vice President NuRoots