Grants for camp

One Happy Camper campership scholarships available for ANY Jewish overnight camp:
Thanks to the generosity of  the Jewish Federation of Greater Portland, FIRST-TIME CAMPERS from the Greater Portland area who are attending ANY Jewish overnight camp are eligible for a One Happy Camper campership of up to $1,000, and there are even some available for Jewish Day School families! 
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Jewish Free Loan of Greater Portland
Families sending their kids to camp can now get an interest-free loan for up to three years rathern than putting camp fees on their high-interest credit cards. The Jewish Free Loan of Greater Portland has increased its maximum loan amount from $2,000 to $4,000 for eligible applicants! This free loan program is available to help with the cost of camp, Israel trips, college, etc.  There are eligibility and guidelines the committee follows similar to a financial aid application.
Albert J. Kailes
Memorial Scholarship
The deadline for this scholarship for Jewish overnight camp administered is March 1 each year.  For information on next year’s Kailes Scholarships, contact the Oregon Jewish Community Foundation:
CSS scholarships
from Neveh Shalom
The deadline for these grants i sMarch 16, 2020.
Thanks to the geerosity of the Kahn family, first-time campers from Neveh Shalom are eligible for $180.  Email to apply for the CNS Judith and Garry Kahn Camp Fund. Neveh Shalom offers need-based scholarships to members who attend Camp Solomon Schechter. All returning and first-time campers are eligible to apply. Kahn scholarship recipients may combine funds with the CNS scholarship. Deadline for applying for assistance from CNS is March 16, 2020. Download the application from
BB Camp scholarships
BB Camp is committed to provide an affordable Jewish camp experience to our camp families.  We offer up to $1,000 in incentive grants for first time campers, and we try to accommodate all those in need with our financial assistance.  For information on grants and financial assistance, visit:
Camp Kesher
NCSY will try to accommodate all those in need of financial assistance. Please complete the online camp registration form along with the application fee. After registration, a Financial Aid Application can be emailed upon request. Contact Camp Director Meira Spivak, 503-757-3037, with questions.


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