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Empowering Young Leaders
To Build A Better World

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.

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.

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


2021 Awards Timeline

Semi-Finalist Announcements - Mid-March, 2021
Finalist Announcements - Mid-April, 2021
Awardee Announcements - Mid-June, 2021

All applicants will be notified of their status via email.

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 for the 2021 Awards are now closed.


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