Teen Funders of Sacramento (TFS) is a youth philanthropy program run through the Jewish Community Foundation of the West, in partnership with the Jewish Federation of the Sacramento Region, that teaches Jewish middle school and high school students about philanthropy, Tikkun Olam (repairing the world) and Tzedakah (charity) through engagement with local non-profit organizations and philanthropic mentors. Teens will learn grant making, collaboration, and constructive discourse skills while building community relationships and connections.
Reasons to join the NEW and EXCITING
Teen Funders of Sacramento Program
Make Lasting Connections
TFS teens will participate in team building and then work in cohorts throughout the program to learn how to think philanthropically and maximize their impact - all while building new relationships and having great social opportunities.
Suggest Granting Funds to Non-Profit Organizations in our community
Program participants will have real responsibility to decide which organizations receive grants.
Exclusive Access to Philanthropic Leaders
TFS participants with have direct access to local philanthropic leaders, who will inspire participants and help them understand the Jewish values of Tzedakah and Tikkun Olam
**Applications will be available soon. The deadline to return completed applications is October 1st, 2020. The program will begin January 2021.