Jewish Legacy Awards
In acknowledgement of the history and legacy of Mount Zion Hospital, MZHF’s Jewish Legacy grants support San Francisco community-based agencies which share Jewish roots and facilitate the provision of health-related services to meet the needs of underserved populations in San Francisco.
- Explicitly benefits underserved communities.
- Based at or in partnership with the UCSF Mount Zion Campus, or shares Jewish roots.
- Embodies one or more of MZHF’s core Jewish values.
- Addresses a compelling San Francisco or UCSF Mount Zion health priority.
- Potential impact of the project is significant.
- Team can successfully complete the project on time/budget.
- Applicant can articulate plan for financial sustainability of project beyond the grant period.
- Request should be program-specific
- Core operating support or innovative program requests are both acceptable
- To receive funding, a proposal must include a plan for evaluation with quantitative as well as qualitative outcomes measures
- Grant may be renewable based on reporting requirements fulfilled and board review
- The review process is competitive – not all requests will be funded
- Awardees are required to submit a final report within 1-2 months of the grant period end date which must include data/metrics addressing whether or not the project goals were met. This reporting should be sufficient to determine the benefits derived from the funding (e.g., client satisfaction survey results; data on numbers of clients served).
The next submission deadline for Jewish Legacy Awards is September 10, 2020.
An overview of the application form content is here.
To apply for a Jewish Legacy Award please access an existing online account or open a new account here.