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Empowering Young Leaders
To Build A Better World


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

13-19 years old (on January 5, 2023)
Self-identified as Jewish
A resident of the United States
Volunteering without any compensation
Currently serving in a leadership role on a project or initiative aimed at repairing the world


2023 Awards Timeline

All Applicants Will Be Notified of their Status
Application Deadline - January 5th, 2023
Semi-Finalist Announcements - March 2023
Finalist Announcements - April 2023
Awardee Announcements - May 2023

2022 Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards Recipients

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

Learn More Applications will open in August, 2023.
No nomination needed to apply.

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

Learn More Nominations will open August, 2023.


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