Voices About

Voices: The Chicago Jewish Teen Foundation is a selective, year-long program for 25 Jewish High School students from across the metro Chicago area. Together they learn the ins and outs of professional philanthropy and grant-making through a Jewish lens, and allocate at least $25,000 each year to affect real change in the causes they care about most.

You provide the ideas, the passion, the voice, we provide the cash. Learn how to:

  • Use professional research techniques
  • Assess community needs
  • Manage a group
  • Work closely with REAL non-profits to meet their needs
  • Debate issues that matter to you
  • Challenge your perspective
  • Conduct professional interviews with Chicago's most reputable non-profits
  • Meet awesome Jewish teens from around the metro area
The Latest

Anti-Bullying Video released by Springboard StudioChi Teens

Through Springboard , a new initiative to increase the number of Chicagoland teens engaged in Jewish life, teens spent their spring break at JCC Camp Chi learning about film making, Jewish values and social media. Filmmaker Kobi Swissa taught the participants everything that goes into creating a film and the teens decided to create an anti-cyberbullying piece. You can view the film here .

Teen of The Month

Teens @ JUF is now accepting nominations for the Teen of the Month. Jewish teens ages 13-18 who reside in the Chicago-land area are eligible to be nominated. Winners will be announced on the Teens at JUF Facebook page at the end of each month. For more information or to submit a nomination visit bit.ly/teenofthmonth .