International Prize for Organizations Serving Jews With Disabilities

Posted by on January 08, 2012

Ruderman Family Foundation Announces New International Prize Program for Organizations Serving Jews With Disabilities
Deadline: March 15, 2012

The Ruderman Family Foundation has announced the Ruderman Prize in Disability, a new award program designed to support excellence and innovation in services, advocacy, and support of Jews with disabilities worldwide.

The program seeks to recognize organizations anywhere in the world that support the foundation’s goals of promoting the full inclusion of all persons with disabilities and increasing public awareness of both the contributions and needs of persons with disabilities worldwide.

The foundation seeks applications by innovative, forward-thinking organizations that provide or promote programs that raise awareness or promote inclusion for Jewish individuals with disabilities. The foundation wishes to both honor and highlight efforts that help achieve the goals of inclusion into society, dignity, and respect for the unique attributes and values of people with disabilities.

The foundation expects to make up to ten awards and distribute up to $200,000 in total funding to Jewish organizations or organizations with unique Jewish programs.

Applicants must be not-for-profit organizations with tax-exempt 501(c)(3) status (or foreign equivalent). Individuals are not eligible.

Visit the Ruderman Family Foundation Web site for complete program guidelines and the application.

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