Meet Your Match 2

Meet Your Match 2 Nets $7.5 Million for Jewish Camp

Meet Your Match 2, a $2 million matching grant program that ended in May 2008, challenged 13 camps to secure gifts of $10,000-plus in support of capital improvements. The Harold Grinspoon Foundation matched eligible gifts at a 1:3 ratio, disbursing up to $200,000 per camp.

Significant Results of Meet Your Match 2:

  • $5.7 million raised in pledges from 13 participating camps
  • $1.8 million matched by the Harold Grinspoon Foundation
  • Total of $7.5 million going toward Jewish camping
  • 218 individual gifts to camps
  • 96% of the gifts came from first-time donors
  • Range of pledges: $10,000 - $225,000

“This program proved to be a very valuable addition to our capital campaign. Not only did it help us raise more money but it also helped motivate us to begin the process. ….Our construction plans for this winter should result in a quantum leap in the quality of our camp.”