The Hadassah Foundation will provide grants of up to $25,000 each to Israeli organizations that help low-income women in Israel achieve economic independence. The foundation is interested in savings, asset development, and pension planning; programs that provide resources and training; legal and policy advocacy; business development services that help women who own businesses improve their outreach and marketing; and leadership development.
Web site: http://hadassahfoundation.org
Grants from the Retirement Research Foundation support projects that improve the availability and quality of community-based and long-term support and services for older adults; provide new and expanded opportunities for older adults to engage in meaningful roles in society; seek causes and solutions to significant problems facing older adults; and increase the number of professionals and paraprofessionals adequately prepared to serve the elderly.
Web site: http://www.rrf.org
Connecticut, New Jersey, New York
The PSEG Foundation is accepting proposals for grants of up to $5,000 each from local nonprofits for programs that improve the quality of life in local communities. Special consideration will be given to qualified 501(c)(3) nonprofits focusing on one or more of the following criteria: sustainable neighborhoods that are designed to help revitalize communities that encourage the success of families and encourage minority and women-owned businesses; programs dedicated to strengthening safety systems and building resilience within communities where PSEG operates; and programs designed to develop new or improve existing educational opportunities in the sciences. The PSEG Foundation will consider applications from its New Jersey service territory, as well as Salem and Cumberland Counties, and territories in Long Island and Albany, N.Y. and Bridgeport and New Haven, Conn..
Web site: http://www.pseg.com/info/community/education/neighborhood_partners.jsp