Kathryn Ames Foundation Grant

Kathryn Ames Foundation

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Grant amount: US $5,000 - US $15,000

Deadline: Rolling

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Project / Program, Education / Outreach

Location of project: Israel

Location of residency: United States

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Kathryn Ames Foundation Grant

The Kathryn Ames Foundation, Inc. is a private foundation formed in 1993 under the will of Kathryn Ames. Mrs. Ames left her legacy in honor of her parents Max Freedland and Ida Freedland in order to benefit organizations located in Israel that are working for charitable and benevolent purposes.

The Foundation has been supporting charitable organizations in Israel for more than twenty years. On this site, you will be able to find out about our guidelines, our application procedures, and our recent grantees.

Areas of Interest

The Foundation is dedicated to the promotion of a pluralistic public space and the empowerment of disadvantaged groups. Consideration is given to projects that enhance tolerance and equality of opportunity. Preference is given to projects that display innovation, maximization of resources and systemic improvement. 

  • Social and Economic Welfare
  • Religious and Ethnic Pluralism
  • Social Justice
  • Education

Size and duration of grant 

The average grant is between $5,000 and $15,000. Grants are usually awarded on a one-time basis. Grantees should not assume that approval of grant implies commitment to ongoing future support.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • Organization must work for charitable purposes in Israel.
  • Organization must be operated so that it does not discriminate in the provision of services based upon race, religious affiliation, or ethnic or national origin.
  • Organization must have an exempt status under 501(c)(3) of the internal revenue code.


  • The Foundation does not give to medical research, disease prevention or capital projects.
  • Grant/Funding Type Not Funded:
    • Individuals 
    • Special Events/Benefit dinners
    • Advertising/Publications
    • Impermissible lobbying, legislative or political activities