Diller Tikkun Olam Awards

The Awards recognize up to fifteen Jewish teens who are outstanding leaders in community service with awards of $36,000 each. We seek teens showing significant initiative and leadership in creating and leading a new initiative – or who have considerably deepened or expanded an existing project — that embodies the values of tikkun olam, repairing the world.

Annual Amount

The Awards recognize up to fifteen Jewish teens who are outstanding leaders in community service with awards of $36,000 each.

Additional Selection Criteria

Who can apply for the Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards?
  • Aged 13-19
  • Currently serving in a leadership role on a project/initiative aimed at repairing the world
  • Self-identify as Jewish
  • Volunteering without any compensation
  • Residents of the United States

Note: Teens who have created and co-led projects with others are welcome to apply individually for the Tikkun Olam Award. In such cases, each applicant will be considered and evaluated separately, and no more than one applicant per project will be chosen as an award recipient.

 

Note: Teens are not eligible for the Award if they have a sibling who has received a Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Award in the preceding five years.


Application Process

WILL NEED TO CREATE AN ACCOUNT OR LOG INTO THE APPLICATION PORTAL AT:  https://sfjcf.force.com/apex/ERx_Forms__Homepage

Complete your application.  The application contains these sections:

  • Personal Information
  • Project Information
  • Leadership
  • Impact
  • Organizational Structure
  • Financial Information
  • Marketing & Outreach
  • Supplemental Information
  • References:  Each applicant must submit the phone number and email of three references.  These references do not need to submit any further information on your behalf.  They may be contacted in a subsequent round of application review.

REVIEW PROCESS

Applicants receive an automatic confirmation message upon successful submission of an application form.

Applications are read and reviewed 6 times each in the initial round of review.  Applicants will receive status updates as the selection process moves into the semi-finalist round in March, followed by a due diligence review.

In May, status updates will be sent regarding the finalist round and references will be contacted.

Awardees will be announced in June.

Deadline

January 7, 2022

Notification

June

For the application or more information go to:
https://www.dillerteenawards.org/apply/