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The  Jewish Federation of Omaha administers a wide variety of scholarship and grant funds that provide financial assistance for preschool, Jewish residential camps, JCC day camp, Israel trips, youth group activities, Friedel Jewish Academy, adult education, undergraduate, graduate, vocational, technical, yeshiva and professional studies.  Scholarships are awarded on a financial-need basis. Grant programs have separate requirements which are listed on the grant application form and are not financial-need based. Any questions on scholarship and grant opportunities should be directed to Diane Walker at or (402) 334-6551.

View the full 2021 Scholarship and Grant Guide here.


Anything Grants

The Jewish Federation of Omaha is pleased to offer the Staenberg Family Foundation “Anything Grants™” again this year. Based on a generous commitment from Michael Staenberg and the Staenberg Family Foundation, “Anything Grants™” will provide a broad range of support for Jewish organizations and synagogues in the Omaha Metro Area. Read More

Grant Programs

The Jewish Federation of Omaha offers grant money for Jewish families so their children have an opportunity to attend a Jewish summer camp, a Birthright trip or travel to Israel. Read More

Financial Assistance

JCC membership assistance and Jewish Family Service assistance are available financial assistance that the Jewish Federation of Omaha offers year round. Read More
JFO Scholarships


The Jewish Federation of Omaha offers scholarships available year round for:
  • JCC Summer Camp, Jewish Overnight Summer Camp, Israel Programs
  • Friedel Jewish Academy, Pennie Z. Davis Child Development Center
  • Youth group programs, music and cultural arts programs 
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Additional Scholarship Opportunities

The Jewish Federation of Omaha offers additional scholarship opportunities for Jewish students pursuing higher education. Read More