Grants: Year 1990

The Nathan Cummings Foundation

 

Grants: Year 1990

Spirituality

RECIPIENT PURPOSE 1990 AWARDS 1990
PAYMENTS
GRANTS PAYABLE 12/31/90
Bikur Cholim
New York, New York
To publish a teaching guide on visiting the sick. $10,000 $10,000  
CUNY Graduate School and University Center
New York, New York
To organize a conference on outreach to the intermarried. 40,000 40,000  
Hebrew Union College
New York, New York
For rabbinic education in the fields of liturgy and theology. 31,000   31,000
Hospital Chaplaincy, Inc.
New York, New York
To train rabbinic students as hospital chaplains and pastoral counselors. 45,000   45,000
Healing Center/Shefa Fund
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Planning and development funds. 45,000   45,000
Jewish Theological Seminary
New York, New York
For retreats for congregational rabbis. 65,000 65,000  
Lilith Magazine
New York, New York
For a project on Jewish women's spiritual renewal. 10,000 10,000  
Los Angeles Hillel Outreach
Los Angeles, California
To establish a center for traditional Jewish meditation. 35,000 35,000  
Los Angeles Jewish Feminist Center
Los Angeles, California
To create a teaching and resource center for Jewish women. 25,000 25,000  
Midbar, Inc.
Hudson, Massachusetts
Feasibility study and market plan for a Jewish retreat center. 37,500 37,500  
92nd Street YMYWHA-Derekh Torah Program
New York, New York
For Derekh Torah, introduction to Judaism program. 30,000 30,000  
Pacifica Foundation
Albuquerque, New Mexico
For the radio program Hidden Jews of New Mexico, Part 11. 5,000 5,000  
P'nai Or
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Project support for the Spintual Eldenng Project; support for organizational development. 40,000 40,000  
Reconstructionist Rabbinical College
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
For a curriculum in spiritual leadership. 75,000 75,000  
Union of American Hebrew Congregations
New York, New York
To replicate a program to bring children and parents in unaffiliated, interfaith marriages into synagogue life. 60,000 60,000  

 

Social Justice

RECIPIENT PURPOSE 1990 AWARDS 1990
PAYMENTS
GRANTS PAYABLE 12/31/90
Amencan Jewish World Service
New York, New York
Project support to work with Huichol Indians on forest protection in Mexico; organizational support to educate leadership in the United States. $75,000 $75,000  
B'nai Brith Hillel Foundation
New Haven, Connecticut
To establish the Robert Cover Memorial Lectureship in Law and Religion. 10,000 5,000 5,000
Jewish Fund for Justice
New York, New York
Project support for synagoguebased social justice projects; organizational support to increase membershlp. 75,000 75,000  
New Israel Fund
New York, New York
Project support for groups in Israel: (i) Givat Haviva's Children Teaching Children project; (ii) HILA; (iii) Israeli Rape Crisis Centers; (iv) National Council for the Child; (v) Rabbinic Human Rights Watch; (vi) B'tzelem; (vii) Olim seminar. Organizational support to survey current and potential donors. 127,000 107,000 20,000
Project Nishma
Washington, DC
To spread the views of Israeli Defense Force officers who favor negotiating about land for security, through speaking tours and publications in the United States. 30,000 30,000  
Religious Action Center
Washington, DC
To educate and train congregational social action committees nationwide. 35,000   35,000
Shalom Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
To develop material on the environment, economy, and social justice. 30,000 30,000  
Tikkun Magazine
Oakland, California
To commission six investigative articles of importance to the Jewish community. 30,000 30,000  

 

Relations Between Jews and Non-Jews, and Among Jews

RECIPIENT PURPOSE 1990 AWARDS 1990
PAYMENTS
GRANTS PAYABLE 12/31/90
Harvard Center for International Affairs, Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Workshop
Cambridge, Massachusetts
To bring together influential Palestinians and Israelis in a 3part workshop. $27,000 $27,000  
Jewish Museum
New York, New York
Research and education funds for an exhibition about Blacks and Jews in Amenca and the struggle for justice. 50,000 50,000  
Jewish Women's Consultation/New Israel Fund
New York, New York
For extended dialogues between nationally prominent American Jewish and Palestinian women. 40,000 40,000  
Samaya Foundation
New York, New York
To videotape dialogue between Jewish thinkers and the Dalai Lama. 5,000 5,000  
Shefa Fund
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
For a conference of Jewish family foundations. 7,500 7,500  
Tibetan-Jewish Dialogue/Tibet House
San Francisco, California
For a dialogue between Jewish thinkers and the Dalai Lama. 25,000 25,000  

 

Arts & Culture

RECIPIENT PURPOSE 1990 AWARDS 1990
PAYMENTS
GRANTS PAYABLE 12/31/90
Museum of Modern Art
New York, New York
For a retrospective on the Yiddish cinema: 1920-1950. $50,000   $50,000
National Foundation for Jewish Culture
New York, New York
To establish a Jewish endowment for the art and humanities, and to support three arts projects. 160,000 160,000  
Reich Music Foundation
New York, New York
For The Cave, a multimedia performance work about the Cave in Hebron which is a site holy to Moslems, Chnstians, and Jews. 20,000 20,000  
  TOTAL 1990 GRANTS $1,350,000 $1,119,000  $231,000