Academic Scholarships

JFCS administers a number of scholarship funds for post-secondary education. If you are interested in applying for any of these funds, complete the Scholarship Application.

Camp Scholarships

JFCS awards camp scholarships to youth in our community each year, providing the opportunity to attend camp to build new life skills, become more independent and connect with peers on a deeper level. View more information

Emergency Financial Assistance

When a financial crisis occurs, JFCS serves the Jewish and broad community with financial assistance and counseling. We provide financial assistance grant funds for individuals/families that qualify.

To apply, fill out the following two forms:
> Application:  Online Form or PDF
> Household Financial Worksheet:  Online Form or PDF
***JFCS is not accepting emergency financial aid applications at this time. Due to exceptionally high demand over many months, we currently have more applications than we can support. We do not know when we will resume accepting applications.

Food Security Initiatives

JFCS and PRISM Food Shelf of Golden Valley have an operating partnership to extend the capacities of both social service agencies to meet the needs of individuals and families experiencing financial hardship and/or food insecurity.

Felicia Massey, Food Security Program Coordinator
952-417-2118 |

Jewish Free Loan Program (JFLP)

This program provides interest-free loans of $1,000-7,500 to residents of the Jewish community of the greater Twin Cities Minnesota area. The loan, together with other resources and programs, enables recipients to bridge an often unexpected financial challenge. Loans needs to be repaid within two years.

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