|Donor:||Levi Lassen Foundation|
|Application procedure:||Letter of Inquiry|
|Eligible applicants:||Non-Profit Organisation|
|Grant size:||Small - up to $100,000|
|Minimum grant size:||-|
|Total available budget:||-|
|Maximum grant size:||15.000€|
|Funding ratio:||up to 50%|
- Peace & Conflict Resolution
- Religion & Faith
- Social Inclusion
With a desire to contribute to a lasting improvement in society, the Levi Lassen Foundation provides financial support to non-profit organizations that serve the public good. The Foundation focuses in particular on stimulating social change by increasing social and economic justice in Israel and the Netherlands (The Hague). In addition, the Levi Lassen Foundation supports the Jewish community in the Netherlands. The aim of the foundation is to support organizations and projects that are committed to social and economic justice, on the understanding that at least two thirds of the Foundation’s benefits must go to Jewish organizations. The foundation works in three main areas: (1) The Hague: In The Hague, the foundation supports organizations and projects which work to advance social and economic justice; (2) The Netherlands: In The Netherlands, the foundation supports Jewish Community projects; and (3) Israel: In Israel the foundations supports organizations aimed at a shared Israeli society.
In Israel, the Foundation focuses on supporting a shared society in Israel. They believe in an Israel where everyone participates in a shared and just society, predicated on the best values of equality, tolerance and social justice in a liberal democracy. Levi Lassen’s work in Israel began over 40 years ago. They are committed to helping Israel develop, grow and prosper through supporting programs committed to promoting a shared society.
Private non-profit organizations that are mainly active in the social field and are particularly committed to increasing social and economic justice are eligible. NGOs must be able to demonstrate a stable, effective, creative and well-run organization, a sound financial status, and Nihul Takin. Startup NGOs may also apply without Nihul Takin. Dutch-Affliliated organisations in Israel are eligible.
Actions must take place in Israel or Netherlands.
Total funding volume and grant sizes are not specified. NGOs may apply for up to €15,000 a year and may be given a grant for a period of one year. Grantees may apply for a renewal grant (subject to submitting an evaluation report which has to be approved by the foundation). One can apply for no more than 50% of the total costs of the specific project.
Applications are accepted throughout the year and dates for board meetings are regularly displayed on their website. Applications must be sent via the website only. The first stage is a Letter of Interest. Within two weeks applicants should receive the foundation’s decision whether or not they are invited to submit a stage 2 full application.