Teen Tzedakah Fund

The Teen Tzedakah Fund was established four years ago as a joint effort of the Foundation for Jewish Philanthropies and the Bureau of Jewish Education’s High School for Jewish Studies. This special fund provides the opportunity for teens in grades 8 through 12 to learn how to become philanthropists in the Teen Tzedakah program.

Each year a group of approximately twenty teens meet twice a month from January to April and have the responsibility to give away $15,000 in grants to any charities they select. They explore the needs of both the Jewish and non-Jewish communities through presentations by agency representatives, site visits, groups discussions and individual research.

If you or your teen would like more information about the Teen Tzedakah Fund, please visit their website by clicking the link below or contact Peter Fleischmann at the Foundation.

Visit the Teen Tzedakah Website