The Making Jewish Places (MJP) microgrants are an initiative of the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta and are awarded to projects that impact residents and Jewish life in the Alpharetta, Johns Creek, Roswell, and East Cobb communities.

Requirements and How to Apply

Apply for a Family GrantApply for an Organization Grant

A project will be considered only once per calendar year, though an organization or individual can apply for more than one project within a calendar year.

We encourage anyone who has an idea to apply, whether you come from a large organization, small organization, or no organization at all. Applications are accepted and awarded on a rolling basis, up to $5000.

  • Cycle 1: Application due July 30, 2020; awards announced August 28, 2020
  • Cycle 2: Application due October 22, 2020; awards announced November 30, 2020
  • Cycle 3: Application due January 28, 2021; awards announced February 26, 2021
  • Cycle 4: Application due April 29, 2021; awards announced May 28, 2021


  • Applications and awards are accepted and awarded on a rolling basis, ranging from $500-$5000.
  • The MJP micro-grant does not fund political campaigns, capital campaigns, or endowments.

Contact your Community Impact Associate:

Interested in getting feedback about your project idea? Reach out to Carla Birnbaum, Federation’s Community Impact Associate. She will work with you on how to best prepare your idea for submission and offer feedback as requested.

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