About WRJ Philanthropy
Through a combination of planned fundraisers and donations, WRJ has raised millions of dollars to support and strengthen the Reform Movement and to provide aid to affiliated sisterhoods and congregations. Support for WRJ is filtered through various funds with the focus designated to general support, WRJ’s philanthropic arm (part of which includes WRJ’s YES Fund), and the Rabbi Marla J. Feldman Social Justice Fund.
We nurture the leaders of tomorrow in the Jewish community through our philanthropic endeavors, reaching people at a local, national, and global level. WRJ provides grants through its YES (Youth, Education, and Special Projects) Fund and additional grants for social good through general funding. Learn more on our YES Fund page.
Women of Reform Judaism Awards $300,500 in Grants to Support Jewish Communities in the Reform Movement and Beyond
Women's Empowerment Awards
WRJ's mission is to strengthen women's voices and empower them to advocate for and promote progressive Jewish values. The WRJ Women's Empowerment Awards is designed to recognize those women who embody our mission through their actions.
On May 13, 2022, we honored 12 women who make a difference and help change lives daily through their strength, dedication, compassion, and hard work. Please take a minute to enjoy the event photos.
Philanthropy & Sisterhood
One of WRJ’s core values is to support sisterhoods’ connection to their communities and encourage their work locally. We provide Incubator Grants to our sisterhoods, funding programming that promotes an “outside-the-box” mentality, encouraging tikkun olam, spreading Reform Jewish values, creating caring communities, and cultivating spiritual or personal growth in its participants. In the same spirit, WRJ is committed to expanding its reach and connecting Jewish women worldwide.
Planned Giving, Leadership & More Ways to Give
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More Ways to Give
With your support, WRJ strengthens the voices of women worldwide and empowers them to create caring communities, nurture congregations, cultivate personal and spiritual growth, and advocate for and promote progressive Jewish values. Consider making a donation today!