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Social Justice Fund 2011 Grants

2011 Grants

Promoting Human Rights

Adva Center
Support to the Budget Analysis Project for research, analysis, and educational activities on the social impact of Israel's national budget

Bimkom - Planners for Planning Rights
Support for community planning and advocacy, education, and public outreach activities promoting equitable land planning and development.

Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Support to the Minerva Center for Human Rights for research, training, and educational activities promoting human rights praxis.

Heschel Center
Support for Shaharit, a new initiative seeking to develop a framework for new thinking about progressive public policy in Israel.

Institute for International Education
Support to facilitate international travel, meetings, and other learning opportunities for grantees and affiliated organizations.

Israel Religious Action Center
Support for the legal, advocacy and educational activities of the Center's Legal Department working to advance religious freedom and pluralism in Israel.

Kav L'oved
Support for the organization's Migrant Workers Outreach Program, promoting the employment rights and broader human rights of the more than 200,000 migrant workers currently employed in Israel.

Support to a new progressive Israeli public policy think-do tank.

Public Interest Law Center (Tel Aviv University)
Support for the training, research, and organizing activities of the Public Interest Law Center promoting and expanding the use of law, lawyers and civil society organizations to further social justice.

Rabbis for Human Rights
Support for organizing, legal, and educational work promoting the human rights of Palestinians and economic justice for Israelis.

Support for the Going the Distance initiative, responding to urgent needs in the field and strengthen capacity building efforts.

Support for community based centers promoting social and economic justice in Israel, empowering disenfranchised citizens and communities, and advocating for policy changes

Equality for Palestinian-Israeli Citizens


Support for legal activities to promote just and equitable resolution of Bedouin land ownership in the Negev.

Agenda – Israeli Center for Strategic Communications
Support on behalf of Shutafut-Sharakah, a forum of 10 leading civil society organizations committed to the advancement of democratic values and the promotion of an equal and shared society for Jews and Arab-Palestinians.

Al Tufula Center
Support for educational and community organizing projects promoting women’s empowerment within the Palestinian Israeli community

Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI)
Support for legal activities to promote just and equitable resolution of Bedouin land ownership in the Negev.

Dirasat – The Arab Center for Law and Policy
Support to activities promoting improvement in the socio-economic status and attainment of equality for Israel's Arab-Palestinian citizens.

Support for the organization’s activities in enhancing the Israeli media environment in relation to the Palestinian Israeli minority.

Injaz – The Center for Professional Arab Local Governance
Support for activities to improve local governance through capacity building for elected public officials and professionals serving Arab towns and local authorities.

Jerusalem Van Leer Institute
Support for the Van Leer’s Institute’s Arab Society Yearbook series containing updated data, and analysis of trends and new directions in Israel’s Arab society.

Support for education, research, and advocacy activities promoting equality for Palestinian Israeli citizens.

Support to the Forum for Community-Based Volunteer Year Programs for Arab Young Adults to formulate and begin to implement a strategy to facilitate the further development of voluntarism for Israel's Palestinian minority youth.

Women Against Violence
Support for education and advocacy addressing gender discrimination and violence against women within the Palestinian Israeli community.

Advancing Peace

Breaking the Silence
Support for the development, updating, and staffing of a computerized database of testimonies from the Soldiers Speak Out initiative.

Economic Cooperation Foundation
Support for an initiative to further develop a comprehensive database of the territorial issues relating to Israeli-Palestinian relations.


$250 million to Israeli social change groups since 1979.