Right Start 2020-2021 Funding

We are not currently accepting applications for Jewish Right Start Funding. We will reopen the applications for preschoolers enrolling in the 2020-2021 school year on November 1st, 2019. For more information, please email rachel@jewishportland.org

For those who qualify, Right Start will provide funding to help you ensure your child has the right start on developing a life rooted in Jewish values and traditions. 

Right Start will provide qualifying families with ...


for a child who attends 2 days/week


for achild who attends 3 days/week


for a child who attends 4 days/week


for a child who attends 5 days/week

To be eligible your child must be ...


• Enrolled in a participating Jewish infant care, toddler care, or preschool for the first time. Grant is available one time per family.


• Enrolled in a class where the child attends independently and meets at least 2 days per week. The program may be half-day or full-day.


• A member of a family where at least one parent identifies as Jewish.

Questions? Please contact Rachel Nelson for more information at 503.892.7415 or rachel@jewishportland.org.

Applications for Right Start will Reopen November 1, 2019.