A huge congratulations goes out to ROIers who were involved in projects that were awarded grants from the Jewish New Media Fund.
Jewish New Media Innovation Fund Awards $500,000 to Digital Media Projects
Jim Joseph, Righteous Persons and Schusterman Family foundations invest in new media innovation designed to shape American Jewish life and learning for 21st century;
9 projects selected from diverse pool of 300+ applicants
The Jewish New Media Innovation Fund, a pilot program of the Jim Joseph, Righteous Persons and Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family foundations, announced today that over $500,000 in grants and technical support will be awarded to nine digital media projects designed to engage 18 – 40 year olds in Jewish life, learning, culture and community.
The selected projects are diverse in the tools and technologies they will use to empower Jews to interact with, share, build and explore Jewish life. They include virtual communities, mobile applications, websites, video series, a data management system, a digital music platform and interactive holiday and liturgy translators.
In its pilot year, the portfolio offers a mix of project types, including: