Support The 2021-22 YoPhI Teen Board Grantmaking

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William Kurlander

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$500 goal

My name is William Kurlander and I am a Junior at Carmel High School.  I am a part of the 2021-2022 YoPhi Teen Board.  Issues that are very personal to me include antisemitism and mental health issues, and with YoPhi Teen board we are finding organizations that can combat antisemitism with education and outreach to teens that may be hurt by antisemitism and may have had mental health issues as a result.

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William

$108

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EJ

$431

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Sam

$367

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Yael

$190

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Ian

$162

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Sam

$162

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Solly

$250

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Leah

$54

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David

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2021 - 2022 Grantmaking Focus

The 2021-2022 YoPhI Teen Board has identified Combatting Antisemitism & Hate as their focus areas to support through their grantmaking. The group's mission statement is as follows:

The 2021-22 cohort of the YoPhI Teen Board will support programs that combat rising antisemitism and hate. The Teen Board is requesting proposals that help to combat antisemitism with a focus on proposals that a) support youth and teens and/or b) build resilient communities and support positive mental health for those affected.

YoPhI - Doing Good Through Philanthropy

The Lou & Sybil Mervis Youth Philanthropy Indy (YoPhI) Teen Board is comprised of Jewish 11th and 12th graders from the greater Indianapolis area working as a philanthropic board focused on learning and making grants through a values-grounded, authentic, consensus-building process. YoPhI (Hebrew slang for "excellent" or "good job") is focused on engaging Jewish youth in "Doing Good" through philanthropic giving and service-learning based on Jewish values and community connection. During their year-long experience, Teen Board members engage in an in-depth examination of their Jewish values and understandings while raising funds to make grants in order to explore philanthropy and group process.

The YoPhI Teen Board is proud to be a part of the the Honeycomb Foundation Board Incubator Cohort 4. The YoPhI program seeks to build the next generation of Jewish philanthropists and leaders in greater Indianapolis. More information on the YoPhI Teen Board can be found HERE.

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