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Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Hadassah Foundation Grantees Receive Genesis Prize Funds!

Congratulations to the seven current and seven former Hadassah Foundation grantees who were recognized by the Genesis Prize for their outstanding work with Israeli women!

These organizations will receive funding as winners of the Genesis Prize's Women's Empowerment and Gender Equality Israeli Grant Competition, which are being funded by the $1 million annual Genesis Prize award, and were doubled to $2 million in 2018 by Israeli philanthropist Morris Kahn. Grant recommendations were reviewed and endorsed by an advisory committee that included the inaugural Genesis Lifetime Achievement Award Honoree Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

The 14 current and former HF grantees were among the 37 Israeli NGOs that receiving funding from Genesis; more than 220 groups applied for funds.  The complete list of winners can be found here.
The HF-affiliated awardees are current grantees Association of Rape Crisis Centers in Israel, Center for Women's Justice, Jasmine, the Rackman Center, the Israel Women's Network, Itach-Maaki, WEPOWER, and former grantees Achoti, AJEEC-Nisped, Isha L'Isha, Kav LaOved, Mavoi Satum, Project Kesher, and the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute.

 

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