YJOP Microgrant Application

Join the Celebration of Community and Connection! 🎉

Are you passionate about bringing people together? Do you have an idea that could spark a connection within the young Jewish community in Southern Arizona? Then we want to hear from you!

The Young Adult Engagement Microgrants are all about embracing creativity, fostering friendships, and celebrating our shared culture. Whether you're planning a traditional Shabbat dinner or simply want to host a movie night with a Jewish twist, we're here to support your vision.

Why Apply?

  • 🌟 Unleash Your Creativity: From lively game nights, Shabbat dinners, Passover Seders, happy hours, hikes, discussions, and more - the opportunities are as limitless as your imagination!
  • 🤝 Build Meaningful Connections: Create a space where friendships flourish and community thrives.
  • 💡 Inspire Others: Your idea could be the spark that ignites a new connection, makes someone feel at home, and helps add to the vibrancy of our community!
  • 💰 Get Funded: We're offering up to $100 in microgrants to help you turn your vision into reality!

Who Can Apply? Any young Jew in Southern Arizona with a zest for community and an idea for an event that can bring members of our community together. You don't have to be an expert in Jewish culture; you just have to care about connecting people.

How Does It Work? Simply fill out this application form with your event idea, and you could be one of the lucky hosts to receive a microgrant to make it happen! If you are selected for a grant, all you need to do to get your reimbursement is submit a brief write up, some pictures of the event, and your receipts! If the reimbursable nature of the grant would prevent you from hosting an event, please indicate that in the form below and a member of the team will reach out to you.

So, what are you waiting for? Bring your ideas to life, make new friends, and add a splash of joy to our community. Apply today and let's celebrate together!

📅 Applications are accepted continuously, and we're eager to see what you have in mind!

Together, we can make the Southern Arizona Jewish community a vibrant, engaging, and welcoming place for all.

For more details on the microgrant process, please read the guidelines here

Personal Details

Event Details

  • If you are unable to host this event without money up front, a member of the team will reach out to you

I agree to post the event on connect.jewishtucson.org under the Young Adults area, and to ensure that it is inclusive and welcoming to all.
I certify that the any microgrant funds awarded will not be used to underwrite business activities, preexisting programming, or individual gain.
I agree to provide the following upon completion of the event:
- Attendee List (with age range and optional contact information)
- Photos documenting the event (if Shabbat will prevent you from taking pictures during the event, photos from the setup will be acceptable)
- A brief write-up summarizing the event, and any key takeaways you had as a host
- Receipts from purchases related to the event. Expenses are reimbursable up to $100

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