Jewish Engagement Lab – Control & Direction May 2 cancelled

Starting something new on your own!

Join the Jewish Engagement Lab

We can help you, while you help the community. This group inspires, encourages and supports grassroots Jewish initiatives in San Diego.

MAY WORKSHOP: Control & Direction Balancing Entrepreneurial & Independent vs Partnership, Integration and Considerations About Evolution & Getting Ready for the Community Hackathon

As you get post pilot and you begin to think more about fundraising, supporting your project long term, and sustaining it the issue of costs, staffing and more begin to come into play. Consider how you document, and share the metrics that connect the dots between your pilot success and your value proposition. Sharing the story in a meaningful way is important to fundraising and grant writing success.

We’ll also workshop as a group several of our own Lab project founders ideas for pilots and answer their questions, challenge them with recommendations.  If you want to sign up to workshop your project idea with the Lab, sign up here.  We will take up to 3 and allocate 15 minutes each to you.


5 Projects will receive $2500 grants each May 7th, 2017!

WHAT:  A workshop for Jewish or Israeli project founders to help you launch a project to enrich Jewish life in San Diego or a public benefit nonprofit of any kind. Learn how to pilot your project, find funding, and increase your impactGet going and launch your idea this year!

WHO: Jewish and/or Israeli project founders, pro bono coaches and/or donors.

WHY GET INVOLVED?  Meet other project founders dedicated to personal growth, improving our communities, and enriching Jewish life in San Diego. Pro bono coaches engage with members in the Jewish community leveraging your strengths, skills and experience.  Donors hear about innovative work that needs further nurturing and be a part of building a stronger and more engaged Jewish San Diego.

WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?  3 Jewish Community projects will be selected by their peers involved in the process from January-May for grants sponsored by the Covenant Foundation.  Two additional projects led by Israeli-Americans or related to Israel will be selected at the Hackathon for grants sponsored by the Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation.  To be eligible, projects must participate in some meaningful ways in either our Idea Slam on 1/8/2017, the Jewish Engagement Lab or small discussion circles leading up to the Hackathon on 5/7/2017.

Questions?  858-201-6094 –

Covenant Foundation, PresenTense, the Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation

Tarbuton, Jewish Federation of San Diego County, Leichtag Foundation

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