Sign up for Updates

Receive News and Updates about the Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards.

Email Address

 


Send

Processing...

Back to
the Top

Empowering Young Leaders
To Build A Better World

Learn about Nominating & Applying

2016 Awards Information

Each year, the Helen Diller Family Foundation awards $36,000

to each of fifteen Jewish U.S. teens for exceptional leadership and engagement in service projects to make the world a better place.

FEATURED RECIPIENT:
Jacob Gardenswartz

Sitting through a fairly typical school lecture about the ills of bullying, Jacob was inspired to find a more captivating way to get teens to empathize with their peers.

READ MORE

FEATURED PROJECT:
Lit! Solar

Lit! Solar: Established and manages a revolving fund that enables families in the developing world to replace their unsafe kerosene lamps with solar lanterns.

READ MORE

Tikkun Olam

Tikkun olam is a central Jewish precept which means “to repair the world.”