Help a San Diego Teen Win $36K for Volunteerism


Oct 30, 2018 to Dec 18, 2018
08:00 AM until 11:45 PM


Do you know a teen with a passion for making the world a better place? The Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards are seeking nominations of exceptional Jewish teens leading meaningful community service and social change initiatives. The national award annually recognizes up to 15 Jewish teens with $36,000 each towards their project or education. Up to five teens from California and ten from across the United States will be recognized for their humanitarian efforts.

Teachers, Civic Leaders, Rabbis—anyone interested in nominating a teen, or any teen interested in applying—can visit to begin the nomination/application process. The deadline for nominations is December 18, 2018 and the deadline for applications is January 8, 2019. Self-identified Jewish teens who are 13 to 19 years old on January 8, 2019 are eligible. Teens who have applied in the past are also eligible to reapply.

Since its inception in 2007, the program has awarded more than $4 million to 114 teens in recognition of their vision, innovation, and leadership.

Beyond bolstering national recognition of the teens and their projects, the Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards program fosters a growing network of award recipient alumni who collaborate on leadership, innovation, and volunteer service across the country. Members of the alumni network inspire each other to form new partnerships, expand existing organizations, and continue striving towards a better world.

TO NOMINATE: Complete the online “Nominate” form found at For more information, email or call (415) 512-6432.

The deadline for nominations is December 18, 2018 and the deadline for applications is January 8, 2019.




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