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2010 Grants


Agenda - the Israeli Center for Strategic Communications
Support for the consulting, training, and media outreach programs of this center, seeking to develop the media capacity of social change organizations and sensitizing the professional media environment to social justice issues.

Association for Civil Rights in Israel
Support for the organization’s Social and Economic Rights Project and for a new initiative to develop organizational capacities for membership mobilization.

Association for Distributive Justice
Support for the organization’s Land Watch Project, an initiative to reform the Israeli land system and promote the just 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 monitoring human rights and documenting violations, advocacy for change, and promoting commitment to human rights among the Israeli public.

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

Hebrew University of Jerusalem  
Support to Academy-Community Partnership for Social Change, seeking to promote the mutual commitment of institutions of higher education, students, and the community towards the advancement of social justice and human rights in Israeli society.

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

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

Rockridge Leadership Institute
Support for the launching in Israel of the Art of Leadership for Social Change Leaders, a set of intensive retreat workshops for Arab and Jewish civil society leaders working across sectoral and social change strategies.

Technion – The Community Planning Lab
Support for advancing policy on affordable housing at national and local level -- through outreach to new partners, hosting expert visits, and training for members of planning commissions and local activists, as well as continued expert testimony and position papers on emerging issues.

Van Leer Jerusalem Institute 
Support for the Economics and Society Program, working to identify the widening social and economic gaps in Israeli society and propose practical ways to reduce them.



Bar Ilan University – Clinic of Mediation and Conflict Resolution
Support for the “Dealing With the Other” Initiative designed to broaden understanding within the Israeli religious schools about Palestinian life and society.

Economic Cooperation Foundation 
Support for the further 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 organization promoting equitable policies shaping current and  future Israeli-Palestinian relations in Jerusalem.



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 citizens of Israel.

Citizens Accord Forum Between Jews and Arabs in Israel
Support to the annual Jaffa Convention on Jewish-Arab Cooperation, a national initiative designed to set a public agenda focused on equality and bridging of the gaps between Israel's Jewish and Arab citizens.

Mada al Carmel – Arab Center for Applied Social Research
Support for scholarly programs of an applied social research center serving the Palestinian Israeli community

Negev Institute for Strategies of Peace and Development
Support to continue the work of formulating and implementing a strategy to facilitate political and material support for the further development of voluntarism for Israel's Palestinian minority youth.

Support for this joint Jewish-Arab organization, seeking to advance civic equality between Arab and Jewish citizens of Israel in governmental budgets, resource allocation, employment, and other key arenas of civic life. 


$250 million to Israeli social change groups since 1979.