More than 50 successful grant recipients were awarded a total of $236,224 last week in Woollahra Council’s 2023/24 Grants Program.
Grant categories included community and culture, environment, placemaking and business sector support.
Six grants were awarded to four not-for-profit Jewish organisations and one individual for a not-for-profit project offered to the community.
The National Council of Jewish Women of Australia (NSW) received a $7500 environment grant, which will go towards installation of a 20.6 kilowatt solar power system at its Woollahra headquarters.
It also received a community and culture category grant for the purpose of running four social events for the community.
Maccabi NSW received a grant of $3000 for the 2024 Maccabi Junior Carnival event, to be hosted in Sydney from January 16-23.
Chabad Double Bay received a grant of $7000 for its 2023 Chanukah at the Bay community event.
COA Sydney was awarded a $1400 grant to provide gear for Kosher Meals on Wheels deliverers.
And Ruth Shteinman received a $1100 grant to run basketry workshops using upcycled materials.
Pictured, from left, are Maccabi NSW’s Taryn Levin, NCJWA NSW board member Gael Hammer and Woollahra mayor Richard Shields.