HEKDESH members granted $15,921.50 to three organizations in 2018.
The Hotline for Refugees and Migrants Grant: $6,416.64
The Hotline for Refugees and Migrants (HRM) is a non-partisan organization that defends the rights of migrants and refugees in Israel and combats human trafficking. HRM assists vulnerable individuals, particularly those held in immigration detention, to uphold their rights. They aim to achieve broad-based, systematic improvements in policies and practices ensuring that the human rights of migrants in Israel are respected.
Higher Heights Leadership Fund is building a national civic engagement infrastructure and network to strengthen Black women’s leadership capacity. They invest in a long-term strategy to expand and support the Black women’s leadership pipeline at all levels and strengthen their civic participation beyond just Election Day. They are based in California.