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2008 Grants

Promoting Human Rights

Association for Civil Rights in Israel

Support for education and litigation to advance the social and economic rights of all Israel’s citizens.

Association for Distributive Justice 
Support for the Land Watch Project, promoting the equitable allocation of Israeli land resources including related resources such as water, quarries, housing rights, and access to seashores.

B’Tselem – The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories 
Support for human rights monitoring and documentation activities, advocacy for change, and generating commitment to human rights among the Israeli public.

HaMoked- Center for Defense of the Individual 
Support for the Legal Aid Project, offering free legal and administrative services to Palestinians suffering consequences of human rights violations as a result of Israeli policies in the Occupied Territories.

Hebrew University of Jerusalem  
Support for education, research and organizing activities of Academy-Community Partnership for Social Change, promoting the commitment of institutions of higher education, students, and the community to social justice and human rights in Israeli society.

Physicians for Human Rights - Israel 
Support for human rights monitoring and advocacy activities promoting the right to health in Israel and in the Occupied Territories.

Technion – Center for Urban and Regional Studies
Support for a mapping and capacity building initiative to enhance the activities of social change organizations working on housing rights in Israel.


Advancing Peace

Economic Cooperation Foundation

Support for the development of a comprehensive database designed to inform Israeli policy makers and the public about a range of territorial issues relating to Israeli-Palestinian relations.

Ir Amim        
Support for educational activities promoting equitable policies shaping current and future Israeli-Palestinian relations in Jerusalem.

Equality for Palestinian Israeli Citizens

Adalah – The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel
Support for legal and educational work to advance individual and collective rights for the Palestinian minority in Israel.

Al-Qaws – for Sexual and Gender Diversity in the Palestinian Society  
Support for activities promoting rights of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community within Palestinian society in Israel.

Arab Center for Law and Policy  
Support for research and educational activities addressing improvement in the socio-economic status and attainment of substantive equality for Israel's Palestinian minority citizens.

Citizens Accord Forum between Jews and Arabs in Israel
Support for educational activities of the annual Jaffa Convention on Jewish-Arab Cooperation.

Mada al-Carmel: Arab Center for Applied Social Research 
Support for applied social research on issues related to the status of the Palestinian minority community within Israel.

National Committee of Local Arab Authorities
Support for a planning and development grant to explore the establishment of an Arab Municipal Governance Center.

Support for projects to advance civic equality between Arab and Jewish citizens of Israel in government budgets, resource allocation, employment, and other key arenas of civic life.


$250 million to Israeli social change groups since 1979.