JCamp 180, a program of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation, announces the 2022 matching grant available to Jewish Day Camps to support physical improvements.
Congratulations to the 30 camps selected to participate in the grant!
This competitive challenge grant program is available to nonprofit Jewish Day Camps in the United States and Canada interested in fundraising for physical improvements to better serve Jewish campers for years to come. We welcome all non-profit Jewish Day Camps in the United States and Canada, regardless of JCamp affiliation.
The matching grant gives one dollar for every two dollars raised (1:2) for gifts restricted for physical improvements (defined below), up to a maximum grant allocation of up to $20,000. (For example, a camp that raises $40,000 will be eligible for a grant of $20,000 for a total project cost of at least $60,000).
Applications were reviewed competitively - the 30 participating camps can be found below.
The Harold Grinspoon Foundation is seeking to fund projects that:
- Result in physical improvements for the primary benefit of day campers: Projects should support the mission of the camp and enhance camper experience in support of recruitment and retention efforts of Jewish families.
- Primarily serve the Day Camp: The physical improvement projects may be used year-round, but applicants will need to demonstrate that the project will primarily serve the day camp community during its peak summer operating period.
- Inspire new or greater Jewish philanthropy: We invite applicants to share how they will use this grant to raise new or increased gifts for the purpose of fostering a culture of philanthropy. This may include using the grant to inspire new or more generous philanthropic support, inspire greater lay leader engagement in fundraising, or develop a compelling case for support for the Jewish day camp.
Grant Applications were due on Monday, April 11, 2022.
If you are interested in supporting one of these projects, please be in touch with the camp directly.
|92nd Street Y
||New York, NY
|Barney Goodman Camp
||Pavilion and Amphitheater
||Overland Park, KS
|Camp By The Sea
|Camp Gan Israel
|Camp Gan Izzy East Cobb
||Gan Izzy Tree House
||Israeli Culture Pavilion
|Camp J Louisville
||Yachad Inclusion Playground
||Accessible Playground & Multi-Use Pavilion
||La Jolla, CA
||Challenge Course Climbing Tower
||Camping, Garden, and Classroom Environment
|Camp Shalom at the Mandel JCC Boynton Beach
||Boynton Beach, FL
|Elaine Frank Apachi Day Camp
||Lake Zurich, IL
|Explorer Day Camp
|Greater Columbus Day Camp
||ootBox Multi-Purpose Program Space
|Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC
||Hoop House for Bonim Farms Gardens
|In the City Camp
||Rock Climbing Gym
||Outdoor Sports Court
||Mercer Island, WA
|J Camp Springfield
|JCAMP (at Westside JCC)
||Indoor Rock Wall and Climbing System
||Los Angeles, CA
|JCC Abrams Camps
||Convertible Tennis, Pickleball, Volleyball, & Badminton Sport Court
||East Windsor, NJ
|JCC Camp Ruach
||Tiyul (Hike) Track
|JCC Camps at Medford
||"Ravi's Bimah" - Outdoor Stage/Bandstand
||Cherry Hill, NJ
|JEA Camp Savannah
||Kehilla Basketball Courts
|Jewish Federation of Tulsa
||Playground and Synthetic Grass
|Kings Bay Y Summer Day Camp
||Extreme Activity "J"-Park
|Levinson Day Camp
|Mid Island Day Camp
||Basketball and Activity Court
|MJCC Day Camp
||Campground Building/Ropes Course
Guidelines and Eligibility
Find more information about the grant guidelines and eligibility here.
An informational webinar about the 2022 JCamp 180 DAY Matching Grant was held on Thursday, March 24 at 2 PM Eastern
||Thursday, March 24, 2022 at 2 PM EST
|Grant application due
||Monday, April 11, 2022, by 5 PM EST
|Grant Review process
||April - May 2022
|Notification of Grant Awards
|Grant Agreement due
||No later than June 30, 2022
|Grant period starts
||July 1, 2022 - only gifts received after this date will be eligible to be matched for this grant
|Last day to collect gifts
||June 30, 2023
|Last day to submit gifts to be matched
||July 15, 2023
|Last day to submit grant report
||July 31, 2023
Questions? Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org