Voices About

Voices: The Chicago Jewish Teen Foundation is a prestigious, ten-month-long program for 25 Jewish high school students from across the metro Chicago area. Together, you will learn the ins-and-outs of teen philanthropy and grant-making through a Jewish lens. As a member of the Voices Jewish Teen Foundation Board, you and your peers will allocate at least $25,000 to affect real change to the issues you care about most.

In Voices: The Chicago Jewish Teen Foundation, you will

  • Explore important issues you care about
  • Gain a deeper understanding of community needs in Chicago and around the world
  • Learn important professional skills such as how to review proposals, read budgets, and make presentations
  • Grow your critical thinking skills by evaluating funding applications and debating with other passionate teens