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Help for Jewish projects

by: Leslie Bunder - Last updated: 2008-01-22

To continue its work supporting Jewish projects outside London, the Clore Duffield Foundation is inviting anyone with an idea that helps to enhance Jewish life to apply for a grant from its £100,000 resource fund.

Sparks, The Clore Jewish Development Fund is offering grants of between £1,000 to £20,000.

In 2007, projects in Glasgow, Brighton, Manchester, Leeds and Bangor benefited from help.

In Bangor, a grant of £10,000 is helping the local community to put Bangor back on the Jewish map and aims to bring Jews in north Wales together for a diverse range of events.
 
"We want to enhance and support communities regardless of the size. Size is not the issue, Bangor has only a dozen or so Jews, but the project was very worthwhile," said  Rachel Ingram, assistant director, Clore Duffield Foundation.

Applications for funding need to apply by April 30.

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