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Empowering Young Leaders
To Build A Better World

Applications and Nominations for the the 2021 Awards are Now Open


Each Year, The Helen Diller Family Foundation Awards $36,000

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

Seeking Teen Leaders Who...

show significant initiative and leadership in creating and leading a new initiative — or have considerably deepened or expanded an existing project — that embodies the values of Tikkun Olam, repairing the world.

All Candidates Must Be

Serving in a leadership role on a project aimed at repairing the world
Aged 13-19
Self-identified as Jewish
Residents of the United States
Volunteering without any compensation


Nominations Deadline
December 18th, 2020

Application Deadline
January 8th, 2021

I am a Jewish teen leading a project to repair the world!

Apply Applications are open August through January
No nominations needed to apply.

I know a Jewish teen leading a project to repair the world!

Nominate Nominations are open July through December


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