Community Investments

Community Investments

SRE Network serves as a multiplier through our community investments portfolio, which encompasses both grantmaking and investments in partnerships with experts, trainers, and practitioners in both the Jewish community and beyond to provide support to SRE Network membership, Jewish workplaces, and the field at large.

To date, SRE Network has invested over $5 million in 5 years in grants and supports to advance safety, respect, and equity with a focus on gender justice. For a comprehensive list of projects SRE has funded, please click here.

Announcing SRE’s Fall 2023 Open Grants Process

We anticipate awarding a total of 5-8 grants with an average grant amount of $50,000 over one or two years, but we will consider smaller and larger requests. These grants are designed to provide financial support and technical assistance to help build the internal capacity of Jewish organizations on their safety, respect and equity journey. Learn more and apply by September 29, 2023.

Grantseekers Workshop

Thursday, August 16 at 11 am PT/2 pm ET (60 minutes)

Watch the recorded session below.


If you are a funder interested in learning more about our community investments and their impact, please contact us.

2023 Grantmaking

In 2023, SRE Network plans to award approximately $1 million to organizations in the form of Renewal Grants, Fall Grants, and Strategic Grants.

2022 Grantmaking

SRE Network awarded $1.2M in grants to support existing field investments, in strategic grants, and in two competitive open grants processes: 1) to support the areas of gender justice with an intersectional lens and to support victim-survivors of sexual harassment or abuse and 2) to support organizations in hiring trainers and consultants to provide support in addressing gender-based harassment, discrimination, and inequity.

2021 Grantmaking

SRE Network awarded $650,000 in grants to support both existing field investments and new projects, as well as launched a $250,000 competitive open grants process to support gender justice with an intersectional lens and victim-survivor support.

2020 Grantmaking

In response to COVID, SRE Network awarded $500,000 in grants to support 11 SRE Network grantees to ensure that safety, respect, and equity work will remain on the Jewish communal agenda during and beyond this crisis: Footsteps, Jewish Women’s Archive, Jewish Women International, Moving Traditions, Sacred Spaces, Shalom Bayit, Shalom Hartman Institute of North America, Slingshot, Ta’amod: Stand Up!, The Gender Equity in Hiring Project, and Women’s Rabbinic Network.

2019 Grantmaking

SRE announced over $1.2 million in a second round of funding in June 2019. There are two types of grants focused on building the capacity of the field and organizations to address safety, respect, and equity at scale. Learn more about the 15 grant recipients here.

2018 Grantmaking

SRE announced $500,000 as part of its inaugural funding in October 2018. Through the Rapid Response Fund, SRE seeks to address pressing needs to promote safety, respect, and equity in Jewish communities. These grants are intended to be an investment in upfront field-building needs, such as coordinating and scaling training programs for Jewish organizations, developing assessment tools, curricula, and other resources. Learn more about the five grant recipients here.

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