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Freddy Fund


When are Freddy Fund applications available?

Freddy Fund 360 applications are available on a rolling basis from October through March. Applications for Freddy Fund financial assistance grants will be available through the community application, which is open from 10/22/18-11/12/18 to 2/25/19-3/13/19.

What are the eligibility criteria for Freddy Fund gifts?
  • Teens must consider themselves Jewish.
  • Teens must be between the ages of 15-19 or in grades 9-12.
  • Teens must reside in Monroe, Ontario, Wayne, Yates, Seneca, Wyoming, Livingston, Genesee, or Orleans counties.
  • Teens must attend a not-for-profit 501 (c)(3) organized Teen Israel Travel or Gap Year Program.
What is the Community Application?

Local area Jewish organizations, including synagogues and the Jewish Federation of Rochester, utilize this application for teen travel to Israel to apply for financial assistance. Each organization will award its own gifts.

How do I apply for Freddy Fund gifts?

A community application must be filled out to apply for the Freddy Fund gifts. The community application can be found here.

What is the Freddy Fund 360?

This is a one-time gift of $360 to all teens enrolled in an organized teen travel program to Israel.

What is the Freddy Fund financial assistance gift?

This gift provides one-time needs based financial assistance to teens that enroll in an organized teen travel program to Israel.

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