Sacred Sites Program

Application Process

The first step in application is to discuss your project with a representative of the Sacred Sites Program, by calling 212.995.5260 or emailing the .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

You can request the grant application and guidelines by mail at that time, or you can download the files below.

To view these files on a Macintosh or PC requires Adobe Acrobat Reader, a program available for free download at Adobe.com. If you have any problems with the files, contact Colleen Heemeyer by email or at 212.995.5260.

• Consulting Grant applications are considered as they are submitted, and evaluation takes approximately two months.
• All other grants are awarded in two rounds each year.
• Sacred Sites Fund applications must be postmarked by January 15 or June 1, or the next following business day if those dates fall on Sundays or holidays, and notification is sent approximately five months later.
• Sacred Sites Challenge applications must be postmarked by January 15 or June 1, or the next following business day if those dates fall on Sundays or holidays, and notification is sent approximately five months later.
• Jewish Heritage Fund applications (available to NYC synagogues only) must be postmarked by January 15 or June 1, or the next following business day if those dates fall on Sundays or holidays, and notification is sent approximately five months later.

After your application has been received, Sacred Sites Program staff will contact you within the month to arrange a site visit, and to request any additional materials (if required.)

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